A good radio story

RTE has had a challenging year - so an international award for its radio operation was a welcome diversion, writes Samantha McCaughren.

23rd June, 2012
Clare Duignan, managing director of RTE Radio: 'I believe we are going in the right direction.' Photo: Feargal Ward

In a rare bit of good news, RTE Radio was named broadcaster of the year at the prestigious New York Festivals awards for the second year running. For Clare Duignan, managing director of RTE Radio, it was a timely plaudit.

"There has been so much discussion about quality and standards across RTE and the financial pressures that it - like all media organisations - is under," Duignan said. "I think it's a wonderful vindication, that...

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