Nessa McGann re-elected as Learning Waves Chairperson for 2016-2017.
Nessa McGann, Programme Director, Spin South West has been reappointed as Learning Waves Chairperson for 2016-2017. The election took place at the recent board meeting which saw Patricia Monahan from Newstalk elected to the board for a 2 year period. Speaking about her re-election, McGann said : 'I’m honoured to be elected Chairperson of Learning Waves for the second year running. Learning Waves is a member driven dynamic organisation with great plans for innovative and industry responsive training in 2016 – it’s a very exciting time to be involved in training the Irish commercial radio sector and I’m looking forward to a busy year!
At the same meeting, Patricia Monahan(pictured right), Station Editor in Newstalk was elected to the board for a two year period. Monahan spoke to Learning Waves Project Manager following the meeting and she has this to say : 'I am delighted to be elected to the board. Learning Waves has provided me with many opportunities throughout my career and I look forward to helping them shape opportunities for the next generation of radio broadcasters’
The Learning Waves Skillnet board for 2016-2017 includes the following members :
Nessa McGann, Chairperson, Spin South West
Martin Howard, Secretary, Shannonside
Lena Murphy, Treasurer, Beat./WLR FM
Fiona Stack, Director, Radio Kerry
Liam Dwyer, Director, South East Radio
Michael Crawley, Director, LMFM
Adelle Nolan, Director, Today FM
Ciara O'Connor, Director, East Coast FM
Bernadette Prendergast, Director, Galway Bay FM
Patricia Monahan, Director, Newstalk