RTÉ staff air morale concerns as journalists switch over to new opportunities

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RTÉ staff have aired concerns over morale issues following a number of high-profile exits from its newsroom.

Speaking to the Business Post, staff working in the national broadcaster’s news and current affairs division said the loss of some journalists seen as “the next generation of the news team” has been “particularly demoralising”.

Last week, Caitríona Perry, the Six One News presenter, announced she will leave RTÉ to take up a new role in the US ...