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Conference Speakers compliment Independent Commercial Radio

Conference Speakers compliment Independent Commercial Radio

Learning Waves Skillnet held its third annual conference on 27th September 2013 in the Aviva Stadium Dublin.  Speakers on the day included, Dee Ford, Group Managing Director, Radio, Bauer Media UK, Sue Llewellyn, UltraSocial, Andrew Wilson, BB...more

Social Media, it's not about platforms, it's about content.

Social Media, it's not about platforms, it's about content.

This was the key message from our workshop on Social Media Strategy with Gina Bowes and Damien Mulley on 9th July 2013 in Dublin.  The workshop was attended by 16 people from a cross section of radio stations.  According to Bowes, stations must ...more

What you are saying about our training!

What you are saying about our training!

'All my expectations were met and i enjoyed the course with Mark.  I have worked in radio news for many years but we never stop learning and there is always room for improvement.  Mark Story knows and understands all aspects of radio.  He i...more

BBC News Editor course a great success

BBC News Editor course a great success

Learning Waves Skillnet was delighted to welcome Sue Ellis and Andrew Wilson from the BBC Academy to Dublin in May to deliver a 2 day Effective Newsroom Leader course.  The course was booked out with 12 news editors from national, regional and local ...more

Thoughts from Dennis Clark at Learning Waves Workshop May 2013

Thoughts from Dennis Clark at Learning Waves Workshop May 2013

Learning Waves Skillnet was delighted to welcome Dennis Clark, VP of Talent Development with Clear Channel in LA to Ireland last week.  Clark started his radio career at KIIS FM Los Angeles in 1986 as a Staff Producer for “Rick Dees in t...more

Congratulations to IBI on bringing RadioDays to Ireland in 2013

Congratulations to IBI on bringing RadioDays to Ireland in 2013

Learning Waves would like to congratulate the members of IBI and RTE on securing the RadioDays conference in Dublin in 2013.  This will provide us all with the opportunity to showcase the brilliant medium of radio in Ireland and we look forward ...more

'From Idea to Application' - how to get your programme idea into a Sound & Vision Application

'From Idea to Application' - how to get your programme idea into a Sound & Vision Application

Learning Waves will be running a series of workshops in April and May 2013 with Zoe Comyns and Francesca Lalor aimed at assisting participants in putting programme ideas into Sound and Vision Applications.  The workshops will ask participants to come...more

BBC Academy to deliver News Editor training for Learning Waves

BBC Academy to deliver News Editor training for Learning Waves

Learning Waves Skillnet has partnered with the BBC Academy to design and deliver a 2 day Effective News Editor training programme.  This is an exciting opportunity for both Learning Waves and the BBC Academy.  The training will be delivered...more

Students give their views on Media Course

Students give their views on Media Course

In 2012, Learning Waves Skillnet secured 100% funding from Skillnets to train unemployed people who were interested in a carerer in radio.  A Certificate in Media Communications was developed with IT Carlow Wexford Campus in partnership with South Ea...more

Students complete Cerificate in Media Communications Course

Students complete Cerificate in Media Communications Course

10 students have completed the Certificate in Media Communications course organised and funded by Learning Waves Skillnet in partnership with South East Radio and IT Carlow Wexford Campus.  The ten students completed a five week course which saw...more