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Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra to address Learning Waves in March 2015

Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra to address Learning Waves in March 2015

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that Ben Cooper, Controller of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra will address network members on Monday 2nd March 2015 in the Gibson Hotel.  Cooper is a British radio producer and former media executive, who was...more

South East Radio wins award at 2014 GSK Irish Media Awards

South East Radio wins award at 2014 GSK Irish Media Awards

The South East Radio Morning Mix Team were delighted to receive the prestigious “Best Broadcast  Piece  in Regional Broadcast Media Award”  for South East Radio’s Morning Mix “Dee-Day” Campaign at the 2014 GS...more

Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra on 7 Things that Keep me awake at night

Ben Cooper, Controller, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra on 7 Things that Keep me awake at night

Ben Cooper addressed the Radio Festival in Manchester on 15th October 2014 and in his capacity as Controller of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Ben spoke of the 7 things that keep him awake at night which are :  1. What does success look like?  Ben said...more

10 Rules of Communication .................from Terry Prone

10 Rules of Communication .................from Terry Prone

Terry Prone spoke at a recent LEO event in Dundalk on the the 10 Rules of Communications for Businesses.  The following summarises the 10 rules : 1. Start with your audience, start with the people you are trying to reach and ensure your communi...more

The Changing Faces of News

The Changing Faces of News

  The Changing Faces of News ……..some thoughts from Radio Festival 2014 15th October 2014 with Carla Buzasi, WGSN, Louisa Campton, BBC, David Ottewell, Trinity Mirror The panel discussed the changing face of news and how t...more

Skillnets' Programmes have strong appeal across the SME Sector

Skillnets' Programmes have strong appeal across the SME Sector

Report Shows Skillnets’ Programmes have Strong Appeal Across the SME Sector SMEs that participate in Skillnets training networks are well equipped to address skills gaps within their business.  That’s one of the findings of a new evalu...more

Some thoughts from our 2014 Conference Speakers

Some thoughts from our 2014 Conference Speakers

Learning Waves Skillnet held its fourth Conference in Clontarf Castle on Thursday 4th September 2014.  The following gives you some of the key points from the speakers :  Michael Wilson, Head of Television, UTV, told the audience th...more

Learning Waves Conference 2014....some photos

Learning Waves Conference 2014....some photos

Matt Burke, Google Irlend, Brian Reynolds, Balls Media, Adam Smyth, BBC Radio Ulster at Learning Waves 2014 Conference Some treats for conference attendees by Cakes Glorious Cakes   Andy Matthews, Nessa McGann, Adelle Nolan Sean Ashmore ...more

Learning Waves Skillnet is 10

Learning Waves Skillnet is 10

On 4th September 2014, Learning Waves Skillnet will celebrate its 10th birthday in Clontarf Castle.  This will be marked by a Gala Dinner in Clontarf Castle which will be preceeded by Learning Waves Skillnet 2014 conference.  We would ...more

Digital Marketing courses a huge success

Digital Marketing courses a huge success

By mid July of this year a total of 41 people had successfully completed a 6 week Digital Marketing Diploma course with Sureskills.  The course has given participants skills in the areas of Search Engine Optimistation( SEO), Google Analytics, Faceboo...more