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Newstalk's Jess Kelly wins Media Award at Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards

Newstalk's Jess Kelly wins Media Award at Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards

Newstalk's technology correspondent Jess Kelly has won the Media Award, as part of the Irish Tatler Woman of the Year Awards. Other winners on Saturday at Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel included actress Fiona Shaw, amateur boxer Kellie Harrington an...more

25 Gold Awards for Learning Waves members at IMRO Radio Awards 2019

25 Gold Awards for Learning Waves members at IMRO Radio Awards 2019

Learning Waves members scooped a total of 25 Gold Awards at the IMRO Radio Awards which were held on Friday 4th October 2019 in Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny.  This included our members winning all three station of year categories.  Newstalk won the...more

Radio Matters : Series 1 Audience Insights - Presenters - Women in Sports Broadcasting - Creative Storytelling

Radio Matters : Series 1 Audience Insights - Presenters - Women in Sports Broadcasting - Creative Storytelling

Learning Waves, in partnership with BBC Belfast, is delighted to announce the first of it's 'Radio Matters' Series.  The Radio Matters Series will aim to explore the challenges and opportunities that exist for radio in 2019 and beyond.&nb...more

Five newly qualified journalists awarded placements under radio Journalism Graduate Programme

Five newly qualified journalists awarded placements under radio Journalism Graduate Programme

Internship scheme supported by Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Learning Waves   The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), in partnership with Learning Waves, has today (19.09.19) announced the successful candidates for the inaugural Jo...more

Learning Waves launches TY Media Week Programme for 2019 and 2020

Learning Waves launches TY Media Week Programme for 2019 and 2020

Learning Waves, today, 30th August 2019, launched its TY Media Week Programme for 2019 and 2020.  The TY Media Week Programme will provide Transition Year Students across the country with a unique opportunity to get involved in the creation of conten...more

Advertisers urged to “follow the listener” as radio turns up the heat on other media

Advertisers urged to “follow the listener” as radio turns up the heat on other media

The most recent JNLR listenership figures released on 26th July  show that Irish radio stations continue to turn up the heat on other media with a combined strength of 85.5% share of the audio market in Ireland. This compares with 8.1%% own music, 4....more

New Government initiative to help customs capacity post-Brexit

New Government initiative to help customs capacity post-Brexit

The Irish Government, in association with key industry partners, has launched a new support measure to help customs agents, intermediaries and affected Irish businesses develop the capacity to deal with the additional customs requirements due to the UK&rs...more

Congratulations to Dean Egan on his appointment as News and Sports Editor for Beat

Congratulations to Dean Egan on his appointment as News and Sports Editor for Beat

Learning Waves would like to congratulate Dean Egan on his appointment as News and Sports Editor for Beat 102 103.  Dean recently participated in our Effective News Leader course run by tbe BBC. The Carlow man took over the role last week after joini...more

CORK’s 96FM LAUNCHES NEW “POP-UP” DIGITAL RADIO STATION – Radio Indie

CORK’s 96FM LAUNCHES NEW “POP-UP” DIGITAL RADIO STATION – Radio Indie

Cork’s 96FM has launched it’s latest pop-up digital radio station.     Radio Indie features music from the artists who will be taking part in this year’s Indiependence Festival at Mitchellstown in North Cork on the Au...more

Be Media Smart Campaign raising awareness about reliability of online information

Be Media Smart Campaign raising awareness about reliability of online information

According to a recent article by Fujo, the Be Media Smart campaign launched by Media Literacy Ireland in March 2019 plays an important part in promoting the skills and competencies that are necessary to make informed choices about media content.  61 ...more