Open Afternoon at Radio Kerry

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The Open Afternoon at Radio Kerry takes place on Friday September 9th from 2 to 4pm at their studio in Maine Street Tralee. If you have you ever wanted to make your own podcast, work in news, sport or music programming sign up now and start to learn more about audio recording, storytelling and digital journalism.

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Open Afternoon at Radio Kerry

Whether you are a media graduate looking for hands on experience, a Leaving Certificate student looking for something different, or think the media industry might be for you, then come along.  This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the studio in Radio Kerry and speak to a local presenter and teachers of the course.

The Introduction to Digital Journalism, Podcasting and Radio course commences in the Kerry College Digital Media Centre, Monavalley Campus this September.

This intro course feeds in to the yearlong Digital Journalism and Radio Broadcasting course, which starts in November. This accredited course includes a 3-month placement in a media organisation. There are no fees associated with any full-time Kerry College course.

Ian O Connell, a past learner of this very course, has been shortlisted for the Gay Byrne Award – Newcomer of the Year at this year’s IMRO Radio Awards.  Since completing his Digital Journalism & Radio Broadcasting course with Kerry College Ian has been working as a Radio presenter at Radio Kerry.  He has his own show “Stand Out” which is airs on Wednesday nights at 8pm.

Digital Journalism & Radio Broadcasting

Digital Journalism & Radio Broadcasting is a course run by Kerry College of Further Education & Training, Kerry. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 52 Weeks.
  • Working in the Audio-Visual Industry
  • Research and Interpreting Information
  • Recording Sound
  • Video Production Techniques
  • Storytelling and Journalism
  • Producing Creative Audio
  • Producing Radio Programmes
  • Career Planning and Work Experience
The Digital Journalism & Radio Broadcasting course at Kerry College of Further Education & Training is listed in’s national courses finder.

Kerry College is Ireland’s first and only integrated provider of Further Education and Training. Kerry College offer clear routes to employment, third level and apprenticeship. With five campuses to choose from and up to 180 courses across the board, there is something for everybody.

Let’s explore the future of you and unlock your potential! Learn more & explore courses here.


Steven Galvin

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