News Journalist at Galway Bay FM at Galway Bay FM (Sandy Road, Galway)

Posted on: 22nd November 2018
Job description:

Galway Bay FM has a vacancy in its award winning news room for a full time journalist based at its city headquarters.  The successful applicant should hold a relevant third level qualification and have a minimum of two years experience in a busy news environment. 

He/she must have a good broadcast voice, a keen news sense, a flair for writing news for radio, and an ability to work to tight deadlines.  A full driving licence is desirable. 


Applicants should send a cover letter, a CV and one minute voice demo to Bernadette Prendergast, Head of News, Galway Bay FM.  The applications should be emailed to  The closing date is 4pm Monday December 3rd.

Music Presenter at Shannonside

Posted on: 9th August 2018
Job description:

Shannonside Northern Sound, one of Ireland’s leading Radio Stations with studios in Longford and Monaghan, is looking for a music presenter

Good presentation skills along with the ability for creating engaging social media content are essential for the role. Knowledge of RCS playout is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

Applicants will need to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience



Email your CV along with 5 minute demo (max) to: – closing date August 20 2018

Broadcast Journalist at Radio Kerry (Tralee, Kerry)

Posted on: 11th June 2018
Job description:

Do you have a passion for news and current affairs ? Radio Kerry has a vacancy for a Broadcast Journalist.

The successful applicant will have strong news instincts, an ability to generate stories, a great reading voice, a thorough knowledge of Kerry, and good social media skills.  Previous radio newsroom experience is essential.


Apply in writing including a CV and a 5 minute voice demo to


Radio Kerry,

Maine Street,


Co Kerry.


Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday June 20th.

Broadcast Journalist at Galway Bay FM (Sandy Road, Galway)

Posted on: 31st May 2018
Job description:

Galway Bay fm has a vacancy in its Newsroom for a journalist, covering four days a week. The successful applicant ideally should have experience in a busy newsroom environment, must have a good broadcast voice, a keen news sense, a flair for writing news for radio, and an ability to work to tight deadlines. A full driver's licence would be an advantage.


Applicants should send a CV and a one minute demo to Bernadette Prendergast, Head of News, Galway Bay fm. The applications may be emailed to

The closing date is Monday the 11th of June.

Breakfast Producer at Newstalk 106-108FM (Marconi House, Digges Lane, Dublin 2)

Posted on: 11th January 2018
Job description:

Newstalk is Ireland’s fastest growing independent talk radio station in Ireland, with a weekly reach of 729,000 people across 26 counties.

Newstalk continues to grow its audience each year and is known across the nation as the independent voice of Ireland, boasting a strong line-up of Ireland’s leading broadcasters including Pat Kenny, Ivan Yates, Ciara Kelly, Moncrieff and many more.

Newstalk is also one of the most respected media brands in the country, having a track record for premium and engaging marketing campaigns that have helped to grow our reputation and our listenership.


The Role

We are seeking to appoint an experienced producer for our flagship programme, Newstalk Breakfast with Shane Coleman and Paul Williams. We’re looking for candidate with a proven track record in news and current affairs and in studio production.


Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

What you’ll do

You will display strong independent thinking, have the ability to work under tight deadlines and a determination to help grow JNLR figures and digital audiences. The chosen candidate would report to the Programme Editor and Managing Editor.


You will:

  • Contribute to the daily creation of the shows running order, selecting guests and contributors. Including securing exclusive interviews with high-profile guests.

  • Lead production shifts and manage the programme budget.

  • Write accurate, well-researched briefs & scripts.

  • Develop features & good relationships with regular guests

  • React quickly to breaking news.

  • Record and edit audio in studio and on location

  • Develop and plan innovative radio ideas that can be executed on air and online

  • Use social media to attract a wider audience and increase the digital audience and engagement levels with the programme.

  • Work closely with the Sales and Marketing departments to maximise commercial and PR opportunities


If the following traits sound like you, you might be the right person for the job:

  • An experienced, pro-active producer whos is passionate about news, current affairs, sport and popular culture.

  • A passion for creating a high standard of programming within tight deadlines, and an ability to develop new angles on existing stories

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to support and mentor other members of the programme team.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, excellent planning and organisational skill.


Before applying, make sure you tick the following boxes:

  • 3 + years experience working in a broadcast environment.
  • Excellent Radio production and radio craft skills.
  • An ability to generate and to evaluate quality programme content.
  • Experience under pressure in the radio studio.
  • Excellent contacts.
  • Track record in covering breaking news.
  • Ability to source new angles and guests on issues of news and current affairs.
  • Audio recording and editing skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of libel and defamation laws.
  • Good understanding of the role of social media and the part it plays in today’s radio landscape.
  • An ability to give feedback to team members, and ensure the continual development of the programme.

This is a unique opportunity to join an ambitious, passionate team oriented environment, where you can gain experience, learn and develop your skills. It is an exciting, engaging role and one that requires a person with initiative, strong design skills and a creative spark.



To Apply

Please email your CV and a 200-word statement outlining your vision for the programme (PDF or online) to no later than January 23rd 2018.

Newstalk is an equal opportunities employer.

Producer/Researcher Role at Cork's 96 FM (Corks 96FM, Broadcasting House, Patricks Place, Cork)

Posted on: 11th January 2018
Job description:

Cork’s 96FM is looking for a Producer/Researcher to join the team behind the most listened-to daily talk show in Cork, The Opinion Line with PJ Coogan.

Reporting to the Editor of the programme, s/he will help us maintain and increase our lead over our competitors through developing compelling content on-air and on our range of digital/social media platforms.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate strong editorial judgment and solid journalistic skills. S/he will need to be flexible and work well under pressure in a live broadcasting situation.    The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the local area as well as great contacts.

Experience of a similar environment is desirable but not essential.



Please forward a CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to     Closing date Friday 19th January 2018.