Kenny MacAskill is a Scottish journalist who’s reporting on crime and justice has made him an award-winning journalist. He was the first Scottish reporter to be allowed to interview prisoners at HMP Grampian in Peterhead.
He won the Special Award at the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Secret Shame – The Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic in Rotherham, England. It was awarded by the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Secret Shame – The Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic in Rotherham, England.
He also won Amnesty International UK Media Awards, 2014.
Kenny MacAskill is a Scottish journalist and author. He has written extensively about the law, politics, business and society.
MacAskill reports for BBC Scotland on the Scottish Parliament. He was formerly a political correspondent for the paper who covered Holyrood as well as Westminster.
He also writes for various newspapers including The Times, Guardian and The Scotsman.
He has written four books: “The Scottish Secretaries”, “Tartan Pimps” (about sex trafficking), “The Wee Book of Heavy Industry” and “Beyond Edinburgh”.