How HBO’s Chernobyl shows how to thread together an effective story


In honour of Barthelemy Thimonnier’s invention, National Sewing Machine Day is now observed on 13 June. This day represents more than just the sewing machine. It encapsulates something much larger, that when fragmented items are threaded together, they create something more than just the sum of their parts. Nowhere is this more evident than when […]

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Famous Media Siblings


You often hear of the “six degrees of separation” theory, that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person through a chain of acquaintances that has no more than five intermediaries. However, in the media world, these links can often be much shorter, with many prominent figures even being as closely […]

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Ciara Phelan

5 Minutes with the Media – Ciara Phelan, RTÉ


Every Wednesday, MediaHQ releases an interview with a member of the media, to share the stories of the many talented people working in the industry. This week, it’s Ciara Phelan, Researcher for RTÉ One’s The Today Show who tells us about what her typical workday entails as well as who she looks up to in the […]

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Lisa Cannon sitting in movie theatre

5 Minutes with the Media – Lisa Cannon, 3e presenter


Every week, MediaHQ hears from a member of the media industry about how they got started and what their job entails. Today, we’re joined by Lisa Cannon of 3e’s Box Office. Can you tell us a bit about your career before producing and presenting Box Office? Well, I’ve ten years in Xposé, and I’ve presented […]

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Super Bowl

6 Super Bowl PR disasters


This Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday, when either the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons will be crowned the best team in the world. The greatest show on turf will take place in Houston, Texas and signals the end of another NFL season. So, while some fans will be looking back on their team’s season […]

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TV3 launches new three channel line-up


TV3 announced today that it would have a new three channel line up in the new year.  Current channels TV3 and 3e will receive new brand identities, while a third channel, ‘be3’, will launch on January 9th. This channel will replace UTV Ireland. TV3’s parent company, Virgin Media, completed the acquisition of UTV Ireland last week. […]

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7 things you are sure to hear on the Rose of Tralee tonight


You know August is coming to an end when all eyes are on Daithi in the Dome, and while none of the MediaHQ staff are contestants (yet!) we wanted to get in on the fun. Here are seven phrases you are sure to hear tonight in Tralee: How’s Mom? (It’s a Kerry thing) or How’s […]

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5 reasons why you should think local


In this new day and age of digital news and social media often, regional media is forgotten. Local newspapers and radio station are at the heart of every community and their power should not be underestimated.   Here’s 5 reasons why you should think local: 1. Impact According to a recent study undertaken in Australia, […]

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4 reasons why Safe Food had PR Success with Operation Transformation


Operation Transformation has taken over living rooms and kitchens since the start of the year.  Many fitness and food brands are getting in on the popularity of the show but one organisation has been backing it since the beginning.

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