The aim of this workshop is to give news editors, producers, presenters, reporters and any journalist involved in court reporting or taking in copy/reports from the courts a clear understanding of the procedures involved in court reporting and insights into a 'day in the life' of a court reporter.
At the end of the course learners will :
News editors, producers, presenters, reporters and any journalist involved in court reporting or taking in copy/reports from the courts
Frank Greaney, Communicorp Group Courts Correspondent
Frank Greaney is the Communicorp Group’s Courts Correspondent. His reports feature daily across Newstalk and Today FM’s news bulletins as well as the wider network service. He is also a regular contributor to The Pat Kenny Show, The Last Word, The Hard Shoulder and various other current affairs shows on local radio stations across the country. He holds a Bachelor of Corporate Law and is also a graduate of NUI Galway’s MA in Journalism. Frank covers a wide range of cases in both the criminal and civil courts and has reported extensively on some of the country’s most high-profile trials including the Graham Dwyer murder trial, the Anglo trials, and most recently the Belfast rape trial for which he won a Justice Media Award from The Law Society of Ireland.
Sarah Kiernan, Partner, MediaLawyer
Sarah is the Managing Partner in MediaLawyer, Solicitors. She is an Irish qualified solicitor who started her career as a media lawyer in RTE where she worked for 6 years. Sarah then moved to Brussels to work in European regulation and policy making. She has worked on many flagship current affairs and factual programmes produced in the Irish market. She has been involved in many high-profile litigation actions for defamation, breach of privacy and copyright infringement. She represented RTE at the Barr Tribunal. She has worked with many online publishers in Ireland, advised clients on the new Data Protection regime introduced in May 2018 , has extensive experience of responding to complaints made under the various BAI programming codes. Sarah has lectured in DCU, NUIG and since 2013 she has been an integral member of the MediaLawyer training team, creating and providing well received training seminars and workshops for radio stations all over the country for Learning Waves Skillnet