June’s Media Movements


June was a busy month in the world of Irish media with a number of high profile changes across radio, television and print journalism.

Here at MediaHQ, we try to make it easier for you to stay on top of the ever changing world of media as our dedicated research team update our newsfeed multiple times a day.
Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place over the month:

The Times Ireland ceased publication

A print version of the Times Ireland was launched in June 2017 after a digital-only launch in 2015. The last edition of The Times Ireland newspaper was published last Friday. Its owner is returning to selling the international edition of The Times in Ireland.

Ellen Coyne announced as Head of Politics at Joe.ie

Ellen is joining JOE’s content team, where she will responsible for campaigning political projects on all platforms.

Susan Daly is taking over as Managing Editor of Journal Media

Susan was previously Editor of the Journal.ie and the publication is now seeking an experienced journalist to fill that role.

RTÉ Ireland was honoured with the title of Broadcaster of Year

For the third consecutive year at the New York Radio Awards 2019, RTÉ was awarded Broadcaster of the Year.

Fran McNulty announced as RTÉ’s agriculture and consumer affairs correspondent

Fran will replace George Lee in the role. George will continue working for RTÉ’s news service.

Stephen Clements is leaving Q Radio

Breakfast presenter Stephen Clements has left Q Radio after eight years to join BBC Northern Ireland.

Alyson Henry has left Storyful

Alyson Henry is set to join the BBC Sesh team in Wales.

Brian O’Reilly has joined Extra.ie

The former Social Media Editor of Independent.ie has joined Extra.ie as Head of News.

Zainab Boladale presented her last edition of RTÉ news2day

Zainab had hosted the popular Irish children’s TV news programme for the last two years.

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