One of this week’s featured journalists is Kathryn Hayes. Kathryn is a Limerick-based freelance journalist. She is a contributor to national print and online media outlets, such as The Irish Times and RTE’s online news service. Since 2013 she has been a lecturer in the University of Limerick, lecturing and tutoring students in the BA Journalism and New Media.
After receiving a BA in Journalism and French in Dublin City University, Kathryn worked in the Limerick Leader for a year, honing her skills in general news reporting and news writing. From 1999 until 2000 she worked in the Limerick edition of the Evening Echo where she was responsible for daily news content, as well as assigning staff to stories.
For the past twelve years, she has been a Limerick-based correspondent supplying copy to The Irish Times newspaper and The Irish Times Online. She is also a regular contributor to prime time radio programmes such as Morning Ireland and Drive Time.