Charles Anderson

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Charles Anderson was the BBC's first Scottish News Editor until 1948.

Anderson replaced Archie P Lee as War News Organiser sometime around late 1943/early 1944, when Lee went south to work in the Overseas News in London. Following the Second World War, his titled was changed to Scottish News Editor. In both roles he was based at Broadcasting House, Glasgow.

Working under him was Editorial Assistant, Madeline L Strong. A second Editorial Assistant was appointed after the war.

He resigned in 1948 to live in New Zealand. He gave a talk about his new life there in a BBC Home Service programme, Scotland Round the World, on 27 December 1949.[1]


  1. 'Broadcasting news', Falkirk Herald, 21 December 1949, 3.
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Preceded by
Archie P Lee
Scottish News Editor
Succeeded by
James Kemp