Colette Sexton

Colette Sexton

Colette Sexton joined the Sunday Business Post in 2014. As well as being news correspondent, Sexton covers the media and marketing beat for the Sunday Business Post. A native of Co Clare, she holds a first class honours BA in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies from University of Limerick and a first class honours MA in Journalism from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

7 ways modern marketing is evolving

7 ways modern marketing is evolving

Robots and AI will force the industry to either adapt and improve, or else it will be made redundant

Pharma giant Sanofi’s €30m spike in profits

Pharma giant Sanofi’s €30m spike in profits

The Waterford site recorded a turnover of €1.3 billion in 2016, up from €983.7 million in 2015, according to accounts filed

Clare rolls out red carpet for data centres

Clare rolls out red carpet for data centres

A number of potential sites in Ennis, Scariff, Clarecastle and Shannon have already been identified by the council’s economic development directorate

Schweppes rebrand includes new mixers for younger customers

Schweppes rebrand includes new mixers for younger customers

The mixers category is growing by 15 per cent volume, 23 per cent value in the last year

'Advice' blurs lines between PR and journalism

'Advice' blurs lines between PR and journalism

Some public relations agencies are reported to be paying journalists for their opinions on the agency’s content and/or strategies

Tax relief scheme for film industry under review

Tax relief scheme for film industry under review

Section 481 has been boon for Irish screen talent

100 tech leaders back Cosgrave’s anti-corruption letter

100 tech leaders back Cosgrave’s anti-corruption letter

Paddy Cosgrave announced his intention to become an anti- corruption campaigner earlier this year

Scurri raises €2.2m in funding for expansion

Scurri raises €2.2m in funding for expansion

Rory O’Connor is Scurri’s founder and chief executive

2FM's Will Leahy moving to the revamped digital station RTÉ Gold

2FM's Will Leahy moving to the revamped digital station RTÉ Gold

After 21 years at 2FM, Will Leahy is moving on – He tells Colette Sexton it’s great to be at the ‘start of something’, and warns that the industry needs to have its finger on the pulse

New chief and new name for Irish International

New chief and new name for Irish International

The agency behind some of the most iconic Irish ad campaigns is rebranding as BBDO Dublin

Media Matters Podcast: Cathal Gaffney on Brown Bag Films' plans and the state of children's TV

Media Matters Podcast: Cathal Gaffney on Brown Bag Films' plans and the state of children's TV

Colette Sexton is joined by Cathal Gaffney, the co-founder of animation studio Brown Bag Films

Future not so scary for print

Future not so scary for print

This Halloween, instead of looking for corpses in the print industry, look for the companies who are being reborn

McGettigan plans €15m revamp of Dublin hotel

McGettigan plans €15m revamp of Dublin hotel

After investing €20 million in The Address, a boutique hotel in Dublin city centre, Brian McGet...

Brown bag co-founder bemoans lack of home-produced content

Brown bag co-founder bemoans lack of home-produced content

RTÉjr gives children an English or American accent, says Gaffney

Department of Foreign Affairs defends handling of Halawa case

Department of Foreign Affairs defends handling of Halawa case

The Department of Foreign Affairs has defended the work it did for Ibrahim Halawa after it took f...