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114 entries from the Independent Radio Sector shortlisted for PPI Radio Awards

114 entries from the Independent Radio Sector shortlisted for PPI Radio Awards

The PPI Radio Awards will take place this year on 9th October 2015 in the Radisson Hotel in Galway.  The event recognises the best in radio programming across the country.  Galway will be host to the event for the first time and it promises to b...more

Interesting Articles

Interesting Articles

Over the last few weeks i have come across a number of articles which make an interesting read for those working in radio.   The first one asks if it is 'Time to Rethink Breakfast Radio'.  This article is produced by McMorrow Media an...more

The Pathway to Success Training Programme - What the participants said

The Pathway to Success Training Programme - What the participants said

In February and June of 2015, Learning Waves Skillnet ran two workshops on 'Your Pathway to Success' with Michael O'Doherty from Just Imagine.  The workshops were run with the sales teams from Beat 102103FM, WLRFM, Corks 96FM an...more

Potential Music Presenters emerge from Learning Waves Radio Academy Bootcamp

Potential Music Presenters emerge from Learning Waves Radio Academy Bootcamp

Learning Waves Radio Academy has completed its inagural course, Music Presenter Bootcamp, over the summer months.  The course saw 20 participants take part in a 3 week bootcamp which culminated in a broadcast on FRQ FM.  Participants are current...more

Rugby podcast for IBI stations

Rugby podcast for IBI stations

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) and rugby podcast Down the Blind Side have joined forces to bring the excitement of the Rugby World Cup to Ireland’s radio audiences.  The partnership begins as Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad ...more

Mobile Journalism for Radio Course a great success

Mobile Journalism for Radio Course a great success

The 2 day Mobile Journalism(Mojo) course run by Learning Waves Skillnet in August 2015 was a great success with the participants on the course.  The course was delivered by Mojo expert, Glen Mulcahy, RTE, on 10th and 11th August 2015 in 98FM.  1...more

Congratulations to Lena Murphy on her recent appointment

Congratulations to Lena Murphy on her recent appointment

Lena Murphy has been appointed as Financial Director to Beat 102-103 & WLR FM. Lena, a first class honours business graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology, previously worked as an Audit Manager with PriceWaterhouseCoopers before making t...more

Learning Waves Radio Academy launches Music Radio Presenter Bootcamp

Learning Waves Radio Academy launches Music Radio Presenter Bootcamp

Learning Waves Radio Academy, has launched its Music Radio Presenter Bootcamp programme.  This programme is aimed at finding the next group of Music Presenters for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland.  The programme will provide...more

Historic Day for Irish Radio as Irish Radioplayer launches

Historic Day for Irish Radio as Irish Radioplayer launches

Radio listening on smartphones and tablets is set to be transformed with the launch of the Irish Radioplayer on Monday 27th April 2015, which sees every radio station in the Republic of Ireland available on a single mobile platform. The app is availabl...more

Learning Waves meets Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra

Learning Waves meets Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra

Learning Waves Skillnet was delighted to welcome Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 & IXtra to Dublin on 2nd March 2015.  This was a unique opportunity for programme directors and presenters to meet Ben in advance of his appearance at Radio Days...more