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Learning Waves Skillnet offers unique opportunity for Journalism Graduates

Learning Waves Skillnet offers unique opportunity for Journalism Graduates

Learning Waves Skillnet, the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio sector in Ireland is looking for Journalism graduates to join its one week News Journalism course which will be followed by a placement in one of the networks member stations....more

Skillnet Ireland welcomes significant budget increase of 29% to support workforce skills development

Skillnet Ireland welcomes significant budget increase of 29% to support workforce skills development

Tuesday, 9 October 2018: Skillnet Ireland (www.skillnetireland.ie), the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning, welcomed the increase of €6.3m announced in Budget 2019. This represents a 29% increase in...more

Creative Audio Masterclass with Ralph Van Dijk

Creative Audio Masterclass with Ralph Van Dijk

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to welcome back Ralph Van Dijk to Dublin on 25th October 2018 where he will host a Creative Audio Masterclass.  This will be Ralph's second workshop in Dublin and will build on the success of his workshop in J...more

Independent Radio scoops 26 Gold Awards at IMRO's 2018

Independent Radio scoops 26 Gold Awards at IMRO's 2018

It truly was a night of celebration for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector on Friday 5th October 2018 as radio stations from the sector took 26 of the 40 Gold Awards on the night.  The night which was held in the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny was a ...more

Guidelines on covering the 2018 Presidential Election available on Learning Waves Skillnet website

Guidelines on covering the 2018 Presidential Election available on Learning Waves Skillnet website

Following a succesful webinar with Andrea Martin from Media Lawyer on the Legal Implications for stations covering the Presidential Election 2018, Learning Waves Skillnet has now made the following available to its members : Draft Election Statement...more

JOB ALERT - AA Roadwatch are looking for a Junior Researcher

JOB ALERT - AA Roadwatch are looking for a Junior Researcher

AA Ireland is looking for a new Junior Researcher to join the Roadwatch team. This position is ideal for a third-level student interested in obtaining experience in radio and research work. The Roadwatch newsroom is an exciting, fast-paced environment,...more

Podcasting Masterclass 2018

Podcasting Masterclass 2018

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that it will host a Podcasting Masterclass on 13th November 2018 in Dublin.  The masterclass will see experts from the podcasting landscape share their ideas, challenges and opportunities with the audi...more

Your Network - Your Training

Your Network - Your Training

Learning Waves Skillnet, your training network, is currently seeking your training and development needs for 2019. The network will be submitting a funding application to Skillnet Ireland on 5th October 2018 for training and development in the sector for ...more

Top Ten Radio Promotional Ideas from Around the World

Top Ten Radio Promotional Ideas from Around the World

We know that promotions are a pivotal force in today's ever-changing digital world - but how does that effect radio?  Recently, Choose Radio  hosted an event which saw Niall Power, Head of Station Sound, Beat 102103, take c...more

Mobile Content for Radio Diploma Launched

Mobile Content for Radio Diploma Launched

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce today, 30th August 2018, the launch of its Mobile Content for Radio Diploma.  The Diploma has been developed in partnership with Skillnet Ireland and Titanium Media.  The development of this progr...more