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INM chief executive Robert Pitt, left, and chairman Leslie Buckley. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Independent News & Media chief executive Robert Pitt has indicated that he might vote against resolutions that will be put to the company’s shareh(...)

Robert Pitt, left, chief executive, and Leslie Buckley, chairman, with fellow directors Ryan Preston and Jerome Kennedy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Independent News & Media (INM) is seeking three new independent directors, whom it must appoint by the end of next month if it is to meet a deadli(...)

Garrett Harte, former editor-in-chief of Newstalk, has returned to the station as a consultant. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Newstalk’s former editor-in-chief Garrett Harte is returning to the station as a consultant while owner Communicorp continues its search to appoint a (...)

Podcasts? What podcasts? More than 3 million people in Ireland listen to the radio every day for an average of almost four hours. Photograph: iStock.

Four ominous letters never seem too far away from the lips or minds of Irish radio executives, producers and presenters. They are “J”, “N”, “L” and “R(...)

Pat Kenny’s Newstalk show is 30 minutes longer than it used to be - which should help him add listeners in the JNLR radio ratings. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Media is a very straightforward business, a now retired broadcasting executive once told me: it is about building an audience, as big an audience as p(...)

Communicorp has  briefed employees on a major restructuring. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Radio group Communicorp is recruiting a new direct sales director who will report to chief executive Adrian Serle. The move comes as the group, owned(...)

A single chief executive will be responsible for the music stations within the Communicorp group. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Denis O’Brien’s radio group Communicorp has dropped the chief executive roles at Newstalk, Today FM, Spin and 98FM as part of a major structural chang(...)

  “Off the Ball” presenters, with sports editor Adrian Barry (third from left)  and Eir’s group sponsorship manager John Anslow (right). Photograph: Maxwells

Newstalk’s popular Off the Ball radio sports show has netted a 12-month sponsorship from Eir in a deal believed to have a media value of €500,000. O(...)

Businessman Denis O Brien. The Government should establish a commission of investigation into media ownership in the State, an independent report has found. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Government should establish a commission of investigation into media ownership in the State to address the concentration of power in the hands of (...)

Chris Greene and Ciara King: late-night presenters on 2fm, and recent stand-ins on ‘Breakfast Republic’.

Chemistry between radio presenters is one of those hard-to-define, know-it-when-you-hear-it, know-it-when-it’s-missing things. Bad chemistry in the st(...)

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