April’s Media Movements

The media industry never stands still, and with people moving jobs, retiring and leaving the industry on a daily basis it can be difficult to keep up.

We’ve taken the grunt work out of keeping your media lists updated as our dedicated research team update our media newsfeed multiple times a day.

Here we provide just a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place over the month of April:

Colette Sexton joined The Times, Ireland Edition

Colette left the Sunday Business Post to join The Times as a Senior Political Correspondent.

Journal Media launched Noteworthy

Noteworthy was launched this month, a new website which funds in-depth journalism based on suggestions from the public. Noteworthy will crowdfund and report on stories suggested by people around Ireland which deserve to be told and which would otherwise go unreported. To find out more about the new platform, check out our piece on it here.

Louise Hogan, Editor of the Farming Independent, has left INM

Louise has left her role as Farming Editor of The Irish Independent.

Peter Murtagh has retired from The Irish Times

The award-winning reporter and editor has left the newspaper that he has been with since the 1980s. Peter will continue to work in journalism as a freelance contributor.

Irish Tatler has unveiled a new look and editorial team

Irish Tatler has launched “a new editorial direction” that includes a refreshed design, a celebrity-free cover and a greater focus on digital content. The new team is made up of editorial director Ellie Balfe, magazine editor Sarah Macken and IrishTatler.com editor Amy Heffernan (previously U Magazine Editor). 

INM’s Ronald Quinlan to leave the Sunday Independent and Irish Independent

Ronald joined the Irish Times as Deputy Property Editor.

Tom Lyons and Ian Kehoe are launching The Currency

Tom Lyons and Ian Kehoe announced that they were launching The Currency this month. The Currency is a new online publisher dedicated to quality journalism, focusing on business, finance, economics and public policy. The digital subscription-based publisher is currently recruiting experienced and up-and-coming journalists.

Aaron Rogan has left The Times (Ireland Edition)

Aaron Rogan, Senior Reporter at The Times Ireland, has left to take up a role at the Sunday Business Post.

Senan Molony and Aiden Corkery have left the Irish Daily Mail

Senan has left his role as Political Editor of the Irish Daily Mail and Aiden was a News Editor for the publication.

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