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.

Who owns the media? BAI  offers €100,000 to find out

Who owns the media? BAI offers €100,000 to find out

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is preparing to put a research contract worth an est...

Soaps deliver for all stations as UTV shakes up market

Soaps deliver for all stations as UTV shakes up market

UTV Ireland has been beaming into homes across the country for a week and a half now, but media b...

Toy Show dominates list of RTE’s 50 most-watched

Toy Show dominates list of RTE’s 50 most-watched

Glen Killane, RTE’s head of television, expressed his surprise that so many of the shows on the list were of recent vintage

A reboot on the same foot for new party built on secrecy

A reboot on the same foot for new party built on secrecy

It was the day after the world welcomed 2015, and in an eerily quiet Dublin city, Lucinda Creight...

Accenture predicts spike in media ad sales in 2015

Accenture predicts spike in media ad sales in 2015

Irish advertising spend should top €720 million for 2014, marking the sector’s first growth i...

Boylesports kicks off British drive

Boylesports kicks off British drive

Boylesports, the family-owned betting and gaming company, is gearing up to target the British mar...

Callan set to kick off into 2015

Callan set to kick off into 2015

Not content juggling Irish TV, radio and live gigs, Comedian and impersonator Oliver Callan has his eye on Britain, writes Colette Sexton

Just Eat to expand into lunchtime and corporate markets

Just Eat to expand into lunchtime and corporate markets

Online takeaway service Just Eat raised its Irish marketing budget by 40 per cent in 2014 and is ...

Advertisers will take time to size up Ray D’Arcy move

Advertisers will take time to size up Ray D’Arcy move

Ray D’Arcy, whose move from Today FM to RTE Radio 1 made headlines last week, will transfer to...

Gongs for Image at Irish Magazine Awards

Gongs for Image at Irish Magazine Awards

Image Publications was the biggest winner at the Irish Magazine Awards last Thursday night. The c...

Ringing endorsements at Christmas

Ringing endorsements at Christmas

Nearly 50 per cent of mobile phone sales occur at Christmas time. Here’s how the major players will be advertising in these crucial weeks, writes Colette Sexton

Freshways experiences growth in double digits following rebrand

Freshways experiences growth in double digits following rebrand

Ever stop to think why you picked that particular sandwich for lunch? Was it the ingredients, the...

The Inside Track

The Inside Track

Twice the Xposé Viewers will now have a second chance to watch TV3’s shows, as the station ha...

Harvey Norman to turn profit  next year, says chief executive

Harvey Norman to turn profit next year, says chief executive

Harvey Norman Ireland will turn a profit in the second half of next year, its chief executive has...

Selfies, soaps, soakings: the year in marketing

Selfies, soaps, soakings: the year in marketing

Colette Sexton examines the major media and marketing stories that unfolded in 2014