Michael Wilson

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Were bears ‘right’ when warning of imminent collapse every year of the last decade? Photograph: Getty Images

I wasn’t wrong – I was early. That’s the message emanating from many market bears in recent weeks. Mocked over the last decade for sitting out the lo(...)

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is reflected in a window

When it comes to the ongoing technology slump in the stock market, it appears not all shares are created equal. Indeed, just five names account for n(...)

Adam Crozier, chief Executive of ITV, said on Monday that UTV and UTV Ireland would become a “full part” of its company and it is committed to “maintaining and strengthening” UTV’s news service and its wider programming output.

ITV has confirmed that its £100 million acquisition of UTV’s television assets is complete and that the managing director of UTV and UTV Ireland is t(...)

 John McCann, group chief executive of UTV Media which has been sold to ITV. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It’s business as usual at the television division of UTV Media during the “transitionary” days of its £100 million (€130 million) sale to ITV, which c(...)

UTV executives: Mary Curtis, head of channel, Michael Wilson, managing director UTV Television and John Mc Cann group chief executive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Mary Curtis is stepping down as head of UTV Ireland, its outgoing owner UTV Media has announced. She will leave the channel in early February. Michae(...)

Michael Wilson:  oh-so-ebulliently fronted the launch. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

UTV Media’s warning during the week concerning the performance of its new UTV Ireland television station – the third in six months – deftly illustrate(...)

Pat Kenny at the launch of UTV Ireland . Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

UTV Media, the Belfast based, Dublin-listed company, has warned that its six-month old bespoke Irish television venture will make bigger losses than e(...)

Good Morning Britain presenters (from left) Sean Fletcher, Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins:  the decision to buy breakfast television rights had come sooner than expected, but  Good Morning Britain was liked by viewers because it was “brand new and fresh”.  Photograph: Ken McKay/ITV/PA

Its title may be awkwardly un-Irish, but UTV Ireland is adding ITV breakfast show Good Morning Britain to its schedule from Monday, with news updates (...)

UTV Ireland’s three news reporters Sarah O’Connor, Claire Brock and Sinéad O’Donnell.

For UTV Ireland, the only thing missing is the audience. In its Macken House base in Dublin’s docklands, the just-assembled news team spent the days b(...)

Coronation Street barmaid Tina McIntyre, played by Michelle Keegan, in a scene from the ITV soap. Photograph: Joseph Scanlon/ITV/PA Wire

With just a little more than six months to go before its planned launch date of January 1st, 2015, UTV Ireland is holding a briefing session for indep(...)

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