BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland director Donalda MacKinnon announces retirement

Donalda MacKinnon, the first female director of BBC Scotland, will stand down in the autumn. MacKinnon will depart the broadcaster after 33 years, four of which were spent in this current role. Prior to her time at the top of BBC Scotland, MacKinnon was head of programmes and services, and had also led the broadcaster’s […]

BBC Sport Scotland to broadcast Scottish Esports League finals

BBC Sport Scotland will air the Scottish Esports League Finals, the broadcaster has announced.  In a first for the BBC’s Scottish broadcaster, the finals will be broadcast live on the BBC Sport Scotland website across the weekend of July 20-21 from the SEC in Glasgow.  The finals will see competitors play four games across PC […]

BBC to establish digital hub in Scotland

The BBC is due to set up a new design and engineering hub in Glasgow with plans to invest £4 million in the facility and recruit 60 people over the next three years in tech and design roles. The new hub will employ a total of 110 people and will include the existing BBC Design […]

BBC to create new channel for Scotland

The BBC is to invest £19 million (€22.4 million) in creating a new TV channel for Scotland and will up its spending on Scottish programming by about £20 million a year as part of a new programme of investment in the UK’s devolved nations. Following a review of programming and services in the nations that […]