Vicky Allan, pictured left, of The Herald, Glasgow, was named journalist of the year at the inaugural Icon Awards, held last week.
The award was given for Vicky’s work on reporting LGBT issues over the past 12 months.
Vicky tweeted following her victory: “Amazing Icon Awards event. “So many amazing winners, and amazingly I was one of them. Super chuffed.”
More than 30,000 votes were cast for the awards.