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Learning Waves secures additional Skillnet Ireland Funding

Learning Waves secures additional Skillnet Ireland Funding

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that they have received additional funding from Skillnet Ireland under the recent call for proposals : Rebuilding Businesses and Supporting Impacted Workers.  The main premise on the call for proposals...more

Journalism Graduate Programme 2019 - One Year Later, with Emma Hill, Corks Red FM

Journalism Graduate Programme 2019 - One Year Later, with Emma Hill, Corks Red FM

From Mary Immaculate(MI) College in Limerick to the Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme 2019 (JGP), Emma Hill has seen her career in radio blossom. In college Emma gained a Bachelor of Arts with Media & Communications & French and she als...more

Radio Kerry’s Celebrate4Life has raised €133,500 for 4 Kerry Charities

Radio Kerry’s Celebrate4Life has raised €133,500 for 4 Kerry Charities

Radio Kerry ‘s Celebrate4Life, fundraising initiative on behalf of four Kerry charities - Kerry Hospice Foundation, Comfort for Chemo, Recovery Haven and the Kerry Cancer Support Group, has raised €133,500.  The charities involved say t...more

125 nominations for Learning Waves members at 2020 IMRO Awards

125 nominations for Learning Waves members at 2020 IMRO Awards

Learning Waves Skillnet members have been shortlisted for 125 awards at the upcoming IMRO radio awards.  The shortlist was announced yesterday and Newstalk top the list with 29 nominations.  This is followed by Today FM with 10, 98FM with 8 and ...more

Julie Smyth appointed as News and Sport Editor in WLR FM

Julie Smyth appointed as News and Sport Editor in WLR FM

Congratulations to Julie Smyth who has been appointed as News and Sports Editor for WLR FM.  The Tramore woman who began her career with the BBC has recently taken over the position with the award-winning station.  Julie will be responsible f...more

Learning Waves partners with London College of Music to deliver Diploma in Creative Radio Advertising

Learning Waves partners with London College of Music to deliver Diploma in Creative Radio Advertising

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to partner again with GoCreate Academy to deliver the Diploma in Creative Radio Advertising which is accredited by the London College of Music.  The network delivered the programme in 2017 and the course has now b...more

Social Media Diploma launched by Learning Waves Skillnet

Social Media Diploma launched by Learning Waves Skillnet

Learning Waves Skillnet, the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland, has today launched a Diploma in Social Media for Radio.  This course builds on the hugely successful Digital Marketing Certificate for Radio recently d...more

360 Radio Bootcamp course launched by Learning Waves

360 Radio Bootcamp course launched by Learning Waves

Learning Waves Skillnet, the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland, has today launched its 360 Radio Bootcamp course for 2020.  In a departure from previous years and due to Covid 19, this course will be delivered onlin...more

Learning Waves Skillnet and Skillnet Ireland Announce COVID-19 Return to Work Training for the Audio-Visual Sector

Learning Waves Skillnet and Skillnet Ireland Announce COVID-19 Return to Work Training for the Audio-Visual Sector

Learning Waves Skillnet, the training body for the Independent Commercial radio Sector in Ireland and Skillnet Ireland audio-visual networks have partnered to offer free courses and webinars to support the safe return to work, based on government-approved...more

Newstalk and Northern Sound win at Justice Media Awards 2020

Newstalk and Northern Sound win at Justice Media Awards 2020

The Law Society of Ireland announced the winners of the 2020 Justice Media Awards this afternoon.  It was the first time in 29 years that the event was held online.  Michele O'Boyle, President of the Law Society of Ireland acknowledged the c...more