Morton was appointed Head of Monitoring for Newsdirect Scotland in July 2022. In this role he oversees work planning, staff training and the delivery of client services. Having joined in 2019, he initially worked as an account manager in the housing and social security portfolio. Last season, he led Newsdirect Scotland’s reporting of the inquiry into the Scottish Government’s handling of harassment complaints. Originally from Dunblane, Morton studied International Relations & Politics at the University of Dundee, before unwittingly following in Kirsty’s footsteps by working at Press Data as a production editor.

Outside of work, Morton has a love-hate relationship with running (depending on how recently he last ran a marathon). He is a big football fan, is always open to podcast, film and tv recommendations, and has been enjoying catching up with all the gigs that have been postponed over the last few years.

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