Conor Kavanagh

Conor is a former RTE Radio producer with 40 years experience in journalism. In his career with RTE produced several flagship RTE Radio shows including Today with Pat Kenny, Today with Sean O’Rourke, Sunday with Miriam and Marian Finucane. He was also Producer in Charge for several on the main evening news/current affairs programme Drivetime and editor of Morning Ireland.


During his time in the RTE Newsroom Conor was a Television bulletin editor working on the Six One and News at Nine.


Conor started his career in a local newspaper, The Dundalk Democrat. He moved to Belfast and worked with Downtown Radio for seven years at the height of the Troubles in the 1980’s. He trained as a BBC Producer in London and went on to work in BBC Local Radio.


He was a winner of the New York Festivals Award for a Sunday with Miriam programme on the Kingsmill massacre.


In addition, Conor set up the Radio Ireland/Today FM news service as news editor of the commercial radio in 1997. 


She has reported and presented on a wide range of programmes

Evelyn O'Rourke
Evelyn O’Rourke is an award-winning journalist with RTÉ who works across both television and radio programmes. She is currently a reporter on the ‘Today with Sean O’Rourke show’ on RTE Radio 1 and she co-presents the annual ‘An Post Irish Book Awards’ on RTÉ One television. fromroving reporter on The Gerry Ryan Show on 2fm, the Arts show Arena on Radio 1, and numerous tv programmes including Crimecall.

Evelyn is a proud Gaeilgeoir, and her memoir ‘Dear Ross’, about her experiences dealing with breast cancer during pregnancy was a no. 1best seller when it was published in 2014.



In this 2 day practical TVMA course, Conor Kavanagh will take you through all the various aspects of producing broadcast radio. You will gain hands on experience in our radio studio while also learning about the process of bringing various genres to air.


From concept to pre production and concluding in the broadcast, this course with its industry leading facilitators will tell you all you need to know about the nations most popular media.

Cost: €395 /€295 with valid student id.


Course places strictly limited to 20 so book early to avoid disappointment.

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