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Ian Nimmo

Ian Nimmo

Ian Nimmo was a newspaper editor for 21 years before his retirement. He spent a lifetime in journalism serving eight newspapers, three of them as editor. In Edinburgh, he was editor of the Evening News for twelve years and the former editor of the old Weekly Scotsman. He also worked for a time in television with the BBC Tonight programme and is the author of several books, many scripts, including a Scottish musical performed in the Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh, during the 1997 international festival. A former officer in the Royal Scots Fusiliers, he now acts as a publishing consultant at home and abroad. He lives on a Borders hill farm at Lamancha and is married with three grown-up children. He is Chairman of the Robert Louis Stevenson Club.