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Media is a sector undergoing extremely rapid change, the internet is changing where people read and watch, how it is paid for and the careers of those creating the content. Many roles in this sector are fast paced, working to get news and video online as quickly as possible. But if you work in television or publishing you’ll be working on longer term projects, helping craft a show or book from idea to completion.

Skills

    communication, languages, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, researching information, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, project management, visual media, writing, creativity, managing resources, teamwork,

Key Facts

38%
of the Irish population listens to podcasts
392k
projected newspaper circulation in 2021, a decline of 133,000 on 2016
62%
used RTE as a news source the week they were surveyed
£10k
median annual income of a professional author in the United Kingdom

Labour Market Information

The National Skills Bulletin 2019 found their were 38,200 media professionals employed, this number contained 28,700 artistic, literary & media associate professionals and 9,500 media professionals & librarians.

Career Interview Videos...

Conor O'Clery - Journalist
Posted by Languages Connect

Conor O'Clery - Journalist

Mary McCaughey - Head of  Communications
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Mary McCaughey - Head of Communications

Fiona Uyema - Chef
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Fiona Uyema - Chef

College Course Videos...

Writing and Literature SG249 - Institute of Technology Sligo
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Writing and Literature SG249 - Institute of Technology Sligo

Journalism DC132 - Dublin City University
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Journalism DC132 - Dublin City University

Music, Media and Performance Technology LM122 - University of Limerick
Posted by University of Limerick

Music, Media and Performance Technology LM122 - University of Limerick

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