|born on||5 September 1929 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )|
|Place||Dundee, Scotland, 56n28, 3w0|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||11°55' 01°24 Asc. 08°46'|
Scottish journalist who reported for local newspapers including Dundee Courier, Daily Herald, Sunday Mail and Sunday Express.
He was also a reporter and presenter for Grampian Television's regional news programmes (News and Views, Grampian Today, North Tonight) for over 25 years, latterly as a correspondent at Grampian's Dundee newsroom covering Tayside and North East Fife.
He also wrote and presented a number of non-news programmes for the station including On The Road Again and a number of About Britain documentaries for the ITV network.
Thomson was awarded an MBE in 1991 for his services to journalism and after retiring from Grampian in the early 1990s, continued to write weekly columns for the Dundee Courier.
Ron Thomson died in February 2004 after a long illness, aged 74.
- Work : Prize 1991 (MBE)
Paul Wright quotes birth record. Same data found in Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file.
- Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Notable : Awards : Public Service (MBE)