Newstalk's Editor in Chief

Newstalk’s Editor in Chief Resigns

21.10.16

Newstalk’s editor in chief, Garrett Harte, has resigned from his role with the radio station.  Newstalk announced his departure this morning, saying that he was leaving in order “to pursue other interests”. Harte has been a senior editor at Newstalk since 2002. Prior to joining Newstalk, he worked as current affairs editor at TV3 and producer […]

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Business Shows

Media under the microscope – Business shows

19.10.16

There are many excellent business shows on Irish radio, with emphasis on both local and national business.  We take a closer look at some of the nations most listened to business shows.  Down to Business  Newstalk’s Down to Business is one of the countries most listened to business shows. It is hosted by Bobby Kerr, the […]

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Media on the move

Media on the Move – The latest updates

19.09.16

It wouldn’t be Monday without Media on the Move, where we bring you up to date on all the latest movement in the Irish media.  So sit back and read up on the latest changes, while you bask in the glory of having successfully completed another Monday.  Michael O’Kane previously programme editor with RTÉ Radio One, […]

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Dee Forbes RTÉ

Dee Forbes – RTÉ needs to be clearer about its brand

14.09.16

RTÉ’s new Director General, Dee Forbes, said that RTÉ needs to be “clearer” about what the brand represents in her first interview since taking the job. Speaking at Mediacon in Dublin today, Forbes said that RTÉ must adapt along with the times,”the business is changing around us and we need to change with it.” She […]

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Featured Journalist – Claire Byrne

28.07.16

Each week, MediaHQ shines a spotlight on one of the thousands of journalists listed in our database.  This week, following the JNLR figures released yesterday, we are shining our spotlight on one of Ireland’s most listened to presenters Claire Byrne.  Claire currently hosts Claire Byrne Live on RTÉ television as well as Saturday With Claire Byrne on RTÉ […]

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JNLR July 2016 – Who gained and who lost listeners?

28.07.16

The Joint National Listenership Research results for the second quarter of 2016 were released yesterday, with some interesting results.  We take a look at who is gaining listeners and who is losing them in the world of Irish radio.  Radio itself was a huge winner, with the latest results showing daily radio listening is at […]

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Featured Journalist – Philip Boucher Hayes

21.07.16

Each week, MediaHQ shines a spotlight on one of the thousands of journalists listed in our database.  This week, we are shining our spotlight on Philip Boucher Hayes.  Originally from Wicklow, Philip is a reporter and presenter on RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime as well as a presenter on Crimecall on RTÉ 1. Philip joined RTÉ in […]

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The team behind RTÉ’s Liveline

13.07.16

Liveline and its listeners continually make the news uncovering controversies and scandals. Just last week they exposed a couple scamming innocent renters in Dublin city. The show is broadcast Monday to Friday, between 1:45pm and 3pm. Here is a quick look at the team that that helps bring us the show.  Joe Duffy  This man […]

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Media under the microscope – Morning radio

12.07.16

Morning radio serves many purposes in life. Some people use it be be gently woken, some for the latest news and some to get their brain in gear for the day that lies ahead.  As a tribute to all those who get us thinking in the morning, here is a look at some of Ireland’s […]

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