October saw a number of changes across Irish media with some high profile movements within the industry.
Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place throughout the month.
Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh to replace Mary Kennedy as Nationwide presenter.
Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh is set to take up the role of presenter for Nationwide 2020, as Mary Kennedy announces retirement.
Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh replaces Mary Kennedy as the new face of RTÉ's 'Nationwide' https://t.co/zG0BdsVXVF pic.twitter.com/aBwr5tNcan
— Independent.ie (@Independent_ie) October 28, 2019
Tommy Tiernan will replace Ray D’Arcy on RTÉ’s Saturday prime time slot.
Tommy Tiernan gets prime-time Saturday night slot on RTÉ as Ray D’Arcy Show takes a break from December
Tommy Tiernan gets prime-time Saturday night slot on RTÉ as Ray D'Arcy Show takes a break from December https://t.co/lny4iqS77m pic.twitter.com/XThhugwqnp
— Independent.ie (@Independent_ie) October 23, 2019
Cormac Fitzgerald has left The Journal.ie.
Cormac Fitzgerald has left The Journal.ie to write as a freelance journalist.
Carol Byrne left The Clare Champion.
Carol Byrne has left The Clare Champion after 13 years to take up a role in Communications with An Garda Síochana.
So some personal news. After 13 great years Im leaving @ClareChampion to take up an exciting new role in Comms with An Garda Siochana in Galway. Thanks to my amazing colleagues for being like family & to the readers & contributors for their support! #LastDay #journo #newJob
— Carol Byrne (@Carlsburn) October 21, 2019
Éadaoin Fitzmaurice left Lovin Dublin.
Éadaoin Fitzmaurice has left Lovin Dublin to take up a role as Social Media Content Manager at McCann digital creative agency.
Elaine Power left Newstalk.
After six years with Newstalk, Elaine Power has left to begin a new career venture.
6 years ago I moved to Dublin with a dream of working in broadcast media. I’m proud to say for the past 5 years I got to live out that dream. While I’m sad to leave, I’m looking forward to a new challenge. Thanks to my @NewstalkFM family for the send off ❤️ You’re a great bunch pic.twitter.com/Vpqv8U3hxc
— Elaine Power (@ElainePower_) October 18, 2019
Cormac Bourke left the Sunday Independent.
Cormac Bourke has left The Sunday Independent to take over as Editor of Independent.ie.
After five incredible years as editor of the Sunday Independent it is time for a new challenge. I am pleased to say I am now editor of the Irish Independent and editor of the https://t.co/iVesnIjQxZ (with all the great journalism of the Irish Independent and Sunday Independent).
— CormacBourke (@cormacbourke) October 16, 2019
Sunday Business Post launched ‘Plate’ podcast.
Plate is the new Business Post Food podcast hosted by Gillian Nelis, which brings you a bite-sized look at the Irish food industry, featuring interviews and recommendations.
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