Author: freelance

Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

BAI S+V and freelances: information meeting

Dublin Freelance branch will hold an information meeting in Buswells hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin, on Monday 24 October at  7pm. Diarmaid Breathnach of the contract awards section of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) will explain how the Sound and…

Greenslade looks to the future

The Guardian commentator Roy Greenslade took part in a lunchtime seminar on the future of new media during the NUJ Irish Biennial Conference. The seminar was also addressed by NUJ President Donnacha DeLong. Greenslade said the future of journalism is…

Do you work with a lens?

The NUJ’s delegate meeting has decided that there should be a new National Executive position to represent photographers. To elect such a person, the union needs to make sure that its list of photographers is up to date, and for…

EU Employment Affairs Chief Says Cost Cutting in the Media is Dumbing Down Quality Journalism

EU Employment Affairs Chief Says Cost Cutting in the Media is Dumbing Down Quality Journalism EU Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs László Andor, said in yesterday’s meeting with a delegation of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) that the…

Sounds Alive

Taking place as part of Dublin Culture Night, Sounds Alive is a different kind of radio experience. For one you’re not on your own. In fact, you’re in a room with forty other people – some you may know, others…

Submitting Sound & Vision proposals to RTE Radio 1

Lorelei Harris (Editor, Independent Radio Productions, RTE) has invited independent radio producers to send proposals which she will consider supporting in the upcoming Sound & Vision Radio Round 12 (closing date 28 October 2011). She has confirmed that for this…

Radio Gear

In response to queries at Getting on Air, Aileen O’Meara write about some of the hardware and software you’ll need to produce work of broadcast quality. [Note that inclusion on this list does not imply any endorsement by the National…

Getting on Air: Podcast

Getting On Air, an introductory training event for print journalists interested in expanding into radio and documentary production, took place on 12 September 2011 in DIT Aungier Street. The event closed with a panel discussion covering the current state of…

Getting on Air update: Final preparations

Welcome to another update in preparation for Getting On Air, which will take place at DIT Aungier Street on Monday 12 September. If for any reason you are unable to attend, could you please let me know by contacting gerard@faduda.net.…

Data protection and communication security: How to keep your digital information secure

This event, taking place at the Science Gallery (book here) on 31 August, may be of interest to many of you. Data protection and communication security: How to keep your digital information secure The session will deliver practical techniques with step-by-step…