Newstalk Appoints Political Editor

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Newstalk106-108 has appointed Shane Coleman as the station’s Political Editor.  An experienced political journalist Shane was previously Political Editor at the Sunday Tribune and has been a regular analyst of Irish politics on TV and radio for the past decade.

He previously worked as Business Editor with the Sunday Tribune and as a business journalist for the Irish Independent. Shane is the author of four bestselling books on Irish politics including ‘Bertie Ahern and the Drumcondra Mafia’, ‘Scandal Nation – Key Events That Shook and Shaped Ireland’, and ‘Foot in Mouth – Famous Irish Political Gaffes’.

Commenting on the new appointment Newstalk Editor Garrett Harte said “We are delighted to be adding Shane Coleman to the Newstalk team. Now more than ever the Irish public are engaged in questioning how the country is managed and how the elected representatives deliver on their promises of reform.

Shane Coleman brings a wealth of experience as a respected political analyst and his appointment further demonstrates the commitment of Newstalk to deliver commentary of the highest quality and free of state run spin”.

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For further information, please contact:

Neal Cummins, Fleishman PR  01 -6188482

Emma Gavagan, Newstalk 01 – 6445160