Pamela Paterson

Journalist and copy writer

Pamela Paterson

Journalist, writer, occasional photographer.


Police search bungalow as woman, 36, goes missing

A major search has been carried out at the bungalow of a vulnerable woman who mysteriously disappeared more than a month ago.
Scottish Daily Mail Link to Story

Horror virus left three-year-old paralysed and unable to breathe

A DEVASTATED mum has spoken of her heartbreak after her three-year-old son was left paralysed by a rare incurable illness – which started out as a mere bout of earache.
The Sunday Post Link to Story

Is this the most photographed garden in Scotland?

A green-fingered great-grandfather has seen his stunning garden become an accidental tourist attraction. Exclusive for the Sunday Post
The Sunday Post Link to Story

Murdered shopkeeper was branded a "false prophet"

A shopkeeper who was allegedly murdered had been described as a "false prophet" by a Muslim group opposed to his strand of Islam.
The Herald Link to Story

Our beautiful tiny miracle

The parents of a baby with a rare and deadly form of dwarfism hope doctors in the US can prolong her life. Sadly, since this story was published, Cassidy has died.
The Scottish Sun Link to Story

I found hidden camera in Travelodge shower

Women discovered a spy camera in the shower of her room in a Travelodge Hotel. Story appeared in papers across Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Daily Record Link to Story

I charged Sky over two year ordeal to shut account

Man charged Sky money for his time after struggling to cancel his account. Story made in nearly every newspaper in Scotland and UK, as well as various places online.

F1 racers' high octane drink driving message

The normally tranquil Princes Street Gardens was transformed into motor racing track as three leading F1 drivers roared into the capital yesterday.
Scottish Daily Mail Link to Story

Olympian Hoy still in a little bit of shock at fatherhood

Chris Hoy discusses fatherhood and being named a Scottish national treasure.
The Herald Link to Story

Top of the bill at next T in the Park... wings

Plans to stage music festival T in the Park could be scuppered by ospreys.
Scottish Daily Mail Link to Story

They otter take T in the Park to another venue

Broke a story on a bid to sue the organisers of major Scottish music festival T in the Park as they moved to a new venue, over fears over wildlife. Also did a follow-up story revealing that ospreys could stop the festival from taking place.
Daily Record Link to Story

Tragic toddler lay dead in cot "for six months"

Followed the fatal accident inquiry into the death of toddler Declan Hainey over several weeks. This was one of many stories published from throughout the inquiry.
Scottish Daily Mail Link to Story


Pamela Paterson

Journalist who has worked in local papers as well as a national agency in Scotland.

I have covered a wide range of stories including human interest pieces and major events in the country.

I have also broken several stories which have gone viral.

Currently on the look out for new opportunities both in Scotland and abroad.