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PAW Scotland Media Sub-Group

Media Sub-group

The PAW Scotland Media Sub-group was created to oversee the publicising of the work of PAW Scotland, development of the PAW Scotland brand and the co-ordination of events.

Minutes of Media Sub-group meetings are available.


Louise BatchelorChair - Louise Batchelor

Louise Batchelor, freelance journalist and broadcaster, has long specialised in wildlife and environment issues, from her early days on the Milton Keynes Gazette and Oxford Mail newspapers to her career with the BBC. Louise was a founder member of BBC Radio Scotland's reporting team when the station was launched in 1978. She has worked as a presenter/reporter on many tv programmes, including Reporting Scotland, Newsnight in London and Newsroom South East.

She was BBC Scotland's Environment and Transport Correspondent from 1994 to 2008.

Louise has twice won British Environment and Media Awards for her news and current affairs work. Other activities include being a Director of the Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust, a member of the executive group of the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime in Scotland and membership of a community woodland steering group.

  • Vicki Mowat - Scottish Natural Heritage
  • Andy Mavin - Police Scotland
  • James Reynolds - RSPB
  • Scottish Government Communications
  • Kenneth Stephen - Scottish Gamekeeper's Assocation
  • Donald Inch - Scottish Land and Estates
  • Charlie Everitt - National Wildlife Crime Unit
  • Rory Syme - Scottish Wildlife Trust