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Broadcasting Authority of Ireland announces appointment of new Chief Executive

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland announces appointment of new Chief Executive

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Celene Craig as its new Chief Executive, with immediate effect. Her appointment follows a competitive independent recruitment process and has been approved by the Minist...more

Ciaran Cunningham announced as first CEO of Radiocentre Ireland

Ciaran Cunningham announced as first CEO of Radiocentre Ireland

Radiocentre Ireland, the new initiative established by RTE and Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) to promote radio as a marketing medium, has announced the appointment of Ciaran Cunningham as Chief Executive. Mr. Cunningham brings over 30 years ...more

Independent Radio listenership remained strong in 2021.

Independent Radio listenership remained strong in 2021.

The results for the latest Joint National Listenership Report (JNLR) for the period October 2020 – October 2021 were published on the 8th December 2021.  Overall the figures show success for a number of commercial radio stations. Across the cou...more

Radio Matters: What’s the Story with Irish Consumers?

Radio Matters: What’s the Story with Irish Consumers?

This blog is based on the Learning Waves Radio Matters Lunchtime episode with Ian McShane, executive chair of Behaviour & Attitudes, in conversation with Peter McPartlin, former chief executive of Today FM and chair of the IMRO judging category. Wh...more

Learning Waves receives Outstanding Achievement Award at IMRO Radio Awards 2021

Learning Waves receives Outstanding Achievement Award at IMRO Radio Awards 2021

On Friday 1st October 2021, Learning Waves was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award at the IMRO Radio Awards 2021.  The awards ceremony recognises the very best in Irish Radio broadcasting and those who have made contributions over the ye...more

Ten newly qualified journalism and media graduates awarded placements in the independent radio sector under Journalism Graduate Programme 2021

Ten newly qualified journalism and media graduates awarded placements in the independent radio sector under Journalism Graduate Programme 2021

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), in partnership with Learning Waves, has today (28.09.21) announced the ten successful candidates for the 2021 Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme. The current internship scheme builds on the ...more

Radio Matters: Sponsorships in the aftermath of Covid 19.

Radio Matters: Sponsorships in the aftermath of Covid 19.

This blog is based on the Learning Waves Radio Matters Lunchtime episode with Jill Downey, managing director at Core Sponsorship Practice in conversation with Peter McPartlin, former chief executive of Today FM and chair of the IMRO judging category. O...more

25 IBI Radio Stations and Hot Press join forces for Irish Music Month in October

25 IBI Radio Stations and Hot Press join forces for Irish Music Month in October

A new initiative, Irish Music Month, has been announced by Hot Press and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI). It will run throughout the month of October.  This initiative will promote Irish artists and bands is supported by XL Retail group...more

Free Radio course for graduates in Kerry

Free Radio course for graduates in Kerry

Are you a Leaving Cert student wondering what to do next, a media graduate who wants hands on experience or perhaps you are thinking of a career change. Radio Kerry and Kerry College are currently recruiting for an 8 week introduction to Radio Broadcas...more

79% of Irish people tune into live Radio daily.

79% of Irish people tune into live Radio daily.

The latest research, 'Radio and the Irish Audio Market', conducted by IPSOS MRBI on behalf of the Radio Industry has found that 79% of Irish people tune into live radio everyday compared to 25% who stream music and 5% who listen to podcasts d...more