Born in 1913 in Rutherglen Scotland, Alastair Borthwick is a famous writer and a journalist. All the predicaments he went through during his childhood, for instance, world war, fuel his career as an author and newscaster. He writes different feature stories and publications about his failures and sometimes about success. Borthwick loves a simple life which cannot complicate his life.
Borthwick has been preeminent in both scripting and television broadcasting because of his positivity in life. Young Borthwick was also an inspirational narrator and could encourage his listeners to be optimistic in life. Even though he possesses excellent narration and writing schools, Borthwick didn’t graduate from high school.
Borthwick’s career life
Immediately after he dropped from high school, Alastair Borthwick started his career journey. He was lucky enough to get a job with Evening Times Newspaper, based in Glasgow Herald. By that time he was 16 years old. Borthwick’s work was to pick calls from various reporters and record any information that they would give him through the telephone calls.
After some time, Borthwick demonstrated excellent scripting qualities and therefore won his employer’s heart. For this reason, he got promotion as an editor in the same tabloid newspaper. Mostly, he was correcting errors in the newspaper’s opinion and feature stories.
Borthwick was thorough and hard working in every task he was assigned. Because of his effort, he received another promotion as a writer. Sometimes, he got important and tricky assignments like crosswords compilation. Borthwick has also worked in other newspapers, for instance, Daily Mirror. Because of his determination, worked with some main media houses like BBC, where he worked as a scriptwriter for their programs.
Borthwick’s social activities
During his first job as a writer with Evening Times Newspaper, Alastair Borthwick would mingle with the Glasgow locals most of the times. He did this to get fascinating feature stories. Borthwick would accompany these locals to hike at Scottish Highlands. He found mountain climbing as a captivating activity, and therefore developed an interest in hiking.
Consequently, visiting the Scottish Highlands became part of Borthwick’s schedule during the weekends. He would always socialize with the locals and get exciting feature stories and at the same time hike with all his friends.