National radio award for Griffith graduate

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Congratulations to Griffith alumni Will Faulkner. His Midlands Today show was named Ireland’s Best Current Affairs Programme at the PPI annual radio awards earlier in October. Will graduated from the BA in Journalism and Media Communication at Griffith in 2002.

Midlands FM is the local radio station for counties Laois, Offaly and Westmeath. The other nominees in the Best Current Affairs Programme catgeory were from  RTÉ Radio One, BBC Radio Ulster and Today FM.

Faulkner was named in Ireland’s top three speech broadcasters in 2013, top three news broadcasters last year and was again shortlisted in that category on this year. It is the second time his programme has been shortlisted for Ireland’s Best Current Affairs Show, having won a bronze medal in 2008.

You can listen to Will Faulkner on the Midlands Today Show, Monday – Friday, from 9am. The show is produced by Sinead Hubble, a native of Oldcastle in Co Meath. You can find it here at: http://www.midlands103.com/shows/midlands-today-with-will-faulkner/

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