Virgin chief defends unpaid internships at TV3

Virgin chief defends unpaid internships at TV3

Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway has defended TV3’s practice of hiring unpaid interns. Hanway said unpaid internships give people a “great way” to get a start in the industry.

TV3, which is owned by Virgin Media, advertised two six-month unpaid internships for a research intern and a human resources intern.

“We have invested in hiring hundreds of grads across the UK and Ireland and they are fully paid. These were two internships....

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