THE Evening Times has again been highlighted for the work of its journalists and photographers.
Photographer Colin Mearns and former reporter Jasper Hamill have been shortlisted at the Refugee Week Scotland Media Awards.
The awards, the winners of which will be announced in Glasgow on Friday, are part of Scottish Refugee Week, which began today.
The aim is to celebrate outstanding coverage of asylum and refugee issues in the Scottish media.
Colin was shortlisted for his pictures for the article, Garden's Message Of Hope For Refugee Families.
His photographs, published last August, showed families who had been united by a charity at The Red Cross Garden Of Hope is in the grounds of House For An Art Lover in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.
Jasper, who left the Evening Times in December to work in London, has been nominated in the Campaign category, a new award sponsored by the National Union Of Journalists.
He wrote a series of articles, including personal stories from asylum seekers, about the appeal by the Scottish Refugee Council to raise money and awareness of the plight of asylum seekers.
Friday's awards ceremony will include performances from Actors For Human Rights who will perform iceandfires Ayslum Monologues, first-hand accounts of the UK's asylum system.
Tony Carlin, editor of the Evening Times, said: "Colin and Jasper have done a superb job in highlighting the issues and concerns of asylum seekers and refugees.
"I'm delighted their contributions have been recognised with these well deserved nominations."
The latest nominations for Evening Times journalists follow on from other awards in the Scottish press this year.
The paper was named Scottish Campaigning Newspaper Of The Year, while Ann Fotheringham won Campaigning Journalist Of The Year at the Scottish Press Awards for her work on the Streets Ahead campaign, which encourages people to improve their communities.
Caroline Wilson was a finalist in the same category for her work on the Opt For Life campaign over organ donations.
And Sarah Swain was recently made Lung Cancer Journalist Of The Year by the Global Lung Cancer Coalition, for her work on the Clear The Air campaign to persuade people in Glasgow to stop smoking.