Nóirín Hegarty has been appointed Eire editor of The Occasions and The Sunday Occasions and can be part of the paper this November.
Reporting to Emma Tucker, editor of The Sunday Occasions, and John Witherow, editor of The Occasions, Nóirín might be chargeable for enhancing the award-winning journalism of each titles in Eire and main the newsroom’s transfer to digital-first publishing.
Nóirín has important expertise as an editor in print and digital journalism and in main digital transformation tasks. In her position previous to this, she was vice-president digital content material at Lonely Planet, spearheading its new digital technique.
She was beforehand editor of the nationwide Sunday newspaper The Sunday Tribune, the editor of the primary Irish information web site impartial.ie, and deputy editor of the day by day nationwide newspaper the Night Herald.
Nóirín mentioned: “I’m delighted to get the chance to steer The Sunday Occasions and Occasions Eire staff at a really fascinating time within the politics and present affairs of Eire and Northern Eire. I look ahead to working with journalists I’ve lengthy admired, and to becoming a member of the long-lasting Sunday Occasions and Occasions model, which is globally recognised for glorious journalism.”
Emma Tucker mentioned: “I’m delighted to welcome Nóirín. I do know she is going to do an ideal job as the subsequent Eire editor; she is inspiring, motivated, and has good management expertise.”