Radio Presentation Course

The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland in association with TinPot Productions is delighted to present the first blended learning Radio Presentation course in Ireland.This course will take place on Wednesday evenings (7pm-9pm) from 1st October and run for 10 weeks until 3rd December 2014.

We are offering you a once-off TRY FOR FREE taster session on Wednesday 24th September at 7pm in Tinpot Studios (Merrion Street) for those of you who are interested in learning more about what the course entails!

This course will be presented by experienced radio professionals Daryl Moorhouse, Jonathan Healy (Newstalk) and Colm O’Sullivan (Today FM) with Ruth Scott (2FM) as a guest lecturer. In addition to face-to-face bi-monthly classes at TinPot’s Studios near Merrion Square, part of this course will be delivered using the custom built radio training portal: which will be accessible via This way students can benefit of the best of both teaching methods; on-line and in studio.

This course will be insightful and industry focused and will give participants the essential skill set to start working in the competitive world of radio. The on-line elements will include a wide range of HD video tutorials as well as interactive activities. Students will be assisted in assessing where their best potential lies in the world of radio presenting and they will have the opportunity to hone those skills over the 10 weeks.

At the end of the term, Newstalk will select one person for a 4-week internship. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work in an exciting environment with a talented and dedicated team of broadcasters and reporters.

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Daryl Moorhouse is a former producer and presenter with FM104 and 96FM and currently MD of Tinpot Productions Recording Studio.

Jonathan Healy is a presenter of Lunchtime on Newstalk 106-108 and previously worked as a correspondent with Sky News, as well as radio stations FM104 and 96fm.

Colm O’Sullivan is a multiple-award-winning radio presenter and Assistant Programme Director with Today FM. He is a former Programme Director of Red FM in Cork.

Ruth Scott is a well-known RTE2fm DJ. She has presented many different shows there, including the 2fm Breakfast Show, Drivetime show & Nighttime show. Currently she hosts “Weekenders with Ruth & Paddy” every Saturday & Sunday from 2pm – 5pm

10-week Radio Presentation courses at the school will also run in Term 2 (14th Jan – 18th March) and Term 3 (15th April – 17th June) alongside a series of one-day weekend masterclasses taking place Sunday 9th November 2014 & Sunday 15th February 2015.

Ruth Scott