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.

Atomic draws line in the sand

Atomic draws line in the sand

Bogged down in work with nothing to show for it, creative agency Atomic put its foot down and refused to work on spec – and now it doesn’t have to pitch, writes Colette Sexton

I’m as hungry now as I was 35 years ago when I started the business, all I can see is opportunity

I’m as hungry now as I was 35 years ago when I started the business, all I can see is opportunity

It has taken Michael Burke more than three decades to build up generic medicine maker Chanelle into a multimilion-euro business, but at 70 he has no plans to call it a day just yet

Wine distributor Febvre  uncorks its expansion plans nationwide Aims to diversify portfolio while selling gin and organic wine

Wine distributor Febvre uncorks its expansion plans nationwide Aims to diversify portfolio while selling gin and organic wine

Following a successful management buyout last year, wine distributor Febvre is focused on diversi...

Animal charity rejects repeated demands to fix governance issues

Animal charity rejects repeated demands to fix governance issues

Kerry charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue has repeatedly rejected requests from the Charities Reg...

Relate adds Ardbrook to stable as software firm ramps up growth

Relate adds Ardbrook to stable as software firm ramps up growth

Accountancy software company Relate has acquired payroll company Ardbrook as it plans to ramp up ...

Founder Burke to appoint chief executive to pharma firm Chanelle

Founder Burke to appoint chief executive to pharma firm Chanelle

The founder of Chanelle has said he intends to appoint a chief executive to the pharmaceutical co...

Website for voiceover artists shuts down

Website for voiceover artists shuts down

Piehole.ie had not been trading officially for two years

Sunday Business Post is acquired by Kilcullen Kapital

Sunday Business Post is acquired by Kilcullen Kapital

The Sunday Business Post has been acquired by Kilcullen Kapital Partners, an investment company h...

Media Matters Podcast: Áine O'Meara of Headline

Media Matters Podcast: Áine O'Meara of Headline

Colette Sexton is joined by former producer and director Áine O’Meara, programme leader for Headline, an organisation set up to monitor media coverage of mental health issues including suicide

'Tough and getting tougher': Why journalists are leaving

'Tough and getting tougher': Why journalists are leaving

Last week's piece about the increase in the amount of journalists leaving the industry received an interesting reaction on Twitter from many well respected people, some who currently work in journalism and some who have left the industry

New IAPI head has global ambitions for industry

New IAPI head has global ambitions for industry

Charley Stoney has wide- ranging plans for her tenure as boss of the body representing Ireland’s media and advertising sector

Colette Sexton on business

Colette Sexton on business

Inspired by Marissa Carter’s success, a Waterford company is launching beauty products for the modern-day man

An Post chief: Our job is not to preserve totems and green facades

An Post chief: Our job is not to preserve totems and green facades

David McRedmond said there had been comments saying that An Post was only interested in the profit and loss account, which he said was untrue

Homecare provider Bluebird seeks 450 staff over next year

Homecare provider Bluebird seeks 450 staff over next year

Bluebird Care will create 450 jobs nationwide over the next 12 months, adding to its staff of ove...

Supermac’s tycoon: I have been ‘blackmailed’ over planning process

Supermac’s tycoon: I have been ‘blackmailed’ over planning process

McDonagh, whose business employs 2,500 people, said that in one case an individual attempted to extort a high six-figure sum from Supermac’s in exchange for retracting a negative submission from a planning file