Alastair Borthwick was a journalism born in Rutherglen, Scotland, during 1913. He began his career in journalism after his service in World War II. He began working as a producer for television and radio. During the 1960s, a television network called Grampian TV employed Borthwick for his skills in writing and creativity. He wrote 150 programs and served as a co-creator for many television programs over the course of his career with Grampian TV.
Alastair Borthwick passed away at the age of 90. After working as a journalist and television producer, he wrote the memoir known as “Always A Little Further,” during 1939. Following his success with Always A Little Further in 1939, he wrote Sans Peur in 1946. His pieces of work were revised during the 1980s and 1990s.
Borthwick grew up in Ayrshire, Scotland. He relocated to Glasgow with his family when he was 11. When he turned 16, he left school in order to purse the position of copy-taker for a publication known as the Evening Times. Following his postion of copy taker, he began working for the Glasgow Weekly Herald. His writing was praised at both publications. He was able to retain reader’s interest in the publication. He would often solicit advice for reader’s questions. His writings were published in the 1930s. His writing included humor and dynamic characters in order to accurately portray his message. Memorable quotes from his books have been used as references in numerous publications over the years.
Alastair Borthwick aspired to work in London. As a result, he began working for the Daily Mirror in 1935. After a year, he left he company. Following that venture, he was head of the press club for Empire Exhibition. Proceeding Empire Exhibition, he began his work as BBC. At BBC, he engaged in radio broadcasting. BBC offered Borthwick a contract for his writing regarding the post-war environment of Scotland. He received an OBE award for his work during a Glasgow presentation. Alastair Borthwick has been recognized over the years as a successful journalist and television producer.