Tue, 18 September, 2018

Pic pick

Welcome to the Association of Mirror Pensioners’ website. The site is now more user-friendly for the many visitors who use their mobiles and tablets to surf the web. Every so often we’ll feature a new photograph. Ideas welcome!

An iconic pic of the Daily Mirror newsdesk from 1979 kindly supplied by Al Shillum. It’s a pic of a pic, so please excuse the creases

Back row: Bill Duncan (deputy night news editor), Mike Anderson (assistant news editor), Alan Shillum (night news editor), Gordon Sigsworth, Bill Sellwood, (news desk night cover – contracted freelance).
Middle row: Ian Sellers, Frank Pynn (asst news ed), reporter Maggie Hall, complete with dark glasses, Bert Quinn (day copy-taster).
Second row: Extreme left Camilla (surname not known), ??, ??, newsdesk secretary Audrey Marlow.
Front Row: Tom Cowie (asst news ed) news editor Dan Ferrari, Gordon Gregor (asst news ed).

If you can fill in the gaps, please get in touch through the Contact Us page.



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