Alan Cochrane

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Alan Cochrane
Dundee, Scotland
Education Grove Academy
Employer The Daily Telegraph

Alan Cochrane is a journalist, the Scottish editor of the British broadsheet newspaper The Daily Telegraph . [1]


Life and career

Cochrane was born in Dundee and educated at Grove Academy in the city's Broughty Ferry area. He entered journalism as a sub-editor and reporter for DC Thomson before joining the Daily Express in Glasgow. Between the mid-1970s and the mid-1990s he was based in London, covering political issues across a number of newspapers.

In 1994 he was appointed as editor of the Scottish Daily Express before becoming deputy editor of Scotland on Sunday . In the late 1990s he became a columnist at The Daily Telegraph before taking up the role of its Scottish editor. [2]


  1. "Alan Cochrane [profile]", The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 25 May 2009
  2. "University of Dundee : External Relations : Events : The Dow Lecture 2009". Archived from the original on 23 December 2012. Retrieved 29 January 2013.

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