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‘Scottish Sun’ appoints showbiz journalist Gordon Smart as editor


The showbiz journalist Gordon Smart has been appointed editor of The Scottish Sun.

Mr Smart, 33, the editor of The Sun’s long-running Bizarre pages for the past six years, replaces Andrew Harries as head of the title following a three-year stint.

The former showbiz reporter of the year has been at The Sun for a decade, joining after working as a reporter in Dundee for The Courier and The Evening Telegraph.

He said: “I am absolutely thrilled about returning to my native Scotland at such a critical and exciting time for the country. To be back on home turf leading the amazing staff at The Scottish Sun... is the opportunity of a lifetime.”