Alastair Borthwick: A Successful Writer And Broadcaster

Alastair Borthwick is noted for his successes as a writer and as a broadcaster. In both of these fields, Mr. Borthwick delved into a wide variety of subjects. He was a noted chronicler of life in Scotland where he was born in 1913. 

Mr. Borthwick began his career as a journalist. His first job was with the Evening Times based in Glasgow. He would later move on to the Glasgow Weekly Herald. Because the Glasgow Weekly Herald had such a small staff of writers, Mr. Borthwick had to write on a number of subjects. He became a respected source of information on news in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. 

During the 1930s, Alastair Borthwick took up the hobby of rock climbing in the area around Glasgow. While out on his rock climbing outings, he came into contact with many people who where getting out of the city in order to enjoy hiking and other natural pursuits

In 1939, Mr. Borthwick wrote what would be his most famous book. “Always A Little Further” told the stories of the people that Mr. Borthwick met as he walked and climbed in the Scottish Highlands. The book became recognized as one of the classics of outdoor literature. 

During World War II, Mr. Borthwick served with the 5th Seaforth Highlanders who were a part of the 51st Highland Division. Mr. Borthwick would pen another successful book entitled “Sans Peur” that told the history of this battalion.

After his war years, Alastair Borthwick settled into a career as a broadcaster. He worked with the BBC producing a number of programs related to Scotland. One of his series on life in Scotland after World War II ran for three years. 

In the 1960s, Mr. Borthwick worked for Grampian TV. The programs that he wrote and presented for this network ran the gamut of subjects from history to politics to music. One notable series from Mr. Borthwick’s time at Grampian was a series about Scottish infantry soldiers. 

Alastair Borthwick passed away in 2003. “Always A Little Further” maintains a broad readership to this day. 

Grupo RBS Looks Maintains an Upward Growth Trajectory

Grupo RBS is a leading multimedia communication company Brazil that was started by a visionary entrepreneur Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho. The entrepreneur was passionate about communication and he was a talented businessman who leveraged the qualities to start the business and guide it to success. Later, he was succeeded by his talented family members starting with Jayme Sirotsky. The family business has also been managed by Nelson Sirotsky and currently, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer. The leaders have strived to upheld the vision of the founding father and continue with its legacy of pioneering, passion, as well as daring.

Grupo RBS is today a conglomerate of various journalism and communication brands that have built a strong presence across Brazil. The brands are dedicated to producing content as well as entertaining on television, radio, and other platforms. The company has focused on its people and it is working to drive customer satisfactory.

As a testament to the brand’s success in the Brazilian market, some of its notable brands including Zero Hora and Gaucha recorded impressive profits in 2018. Their profits improved by 6% from the previous year. The achievements have been attributed to the brands’ focus on better operational efficiency. The successes have also manifested themselves through the awards the brands are receiving. In 2017, Grupo RBS was all in celebration when some of its leading brands including Zero Hora, Gaucho Journal, RBS TV, and Radio Gaucha took home a total of 37 awards. Zero Hora was leading with 22 awards. The awards were presented during the 59th edition of the Banrisul Journalism Award.

Grupo RBS is working to contribute to building of a better society. It is doing this by inspiring true stories and provide relevant information to its audiences. The company is continuing to think, inspire and evolve to become better transforming lives in the process.

Grupo RBS is also working to bring its products closer to its gauchos. It aims to deliver the new concept of proximity through a motto “The People Live Together”. The campaign was launched recently to get closer to its audience. Grupo RBS is always looking for ways to serve its customers better. Refer to This Article for more information.

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