Going for Gold: Rick O'Shea on reinvention

The 2FM veteran is facing into a new job at RTÉ Gold with plenty of optimism – but also no small amount of realism

19th November, 2017
Rick O’Shea: ‘Job security is not something that exists in media or broadcasting’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

It has been quite a while since anyone who sits in front of a microphone in a radio station could actually be called a ‘disc jockey’. Those days are over. Even the terms ‘radio presenter’ and ‘broadcaster’ sound quaint (if serviceable), but that’s what happens when the passing of time outstrips something that still has traditional or conservative connotations.

Former 2FM presenter Rick O’Shea knows this only...

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