About Kenneth Joseph Murray
Kenneth Murray is a writer and public affairs specialist who was born in Glasgow. Kenneth grew up in a single parent household in the East End of Glasgow. During this time he experienced poverty, domestic abuse & homelessness. Kenneth later experienced several years of being in the care system. He currently writes a column for Holyrood Magazine and has written for The Spectator, STV and The Daily Record.
Kenneth is an award winning campaigner on the media portrayal of Care Experienced people and provided a sensitivity read of the book, The Beaker Girls and consulted on the TV series, My Mum Tracy Beaker.
Kenneth also wrote a short video for BBC The Social on representation of Care Experienced people. He is currently working on a number of screenwriting projects.
Kenneth won the Sheila McKechnie Campaigners Award in 2019 for his work on media portrayal of Care Experienced people.