Irish Times taps Carswell to serve as news editor

The Irish Times has appointed Simon Carswell to the post of news editor. Recently, he served as a public affairs editor. Carswell has been with the Times for more than 15 years. He joined in September 2007 as a finance correspondent. He then held the posts of Washington correspondent and news correspondent. Prior to joining […]

Daly departs Reach plc for Irish Times

Rebecca Daly has joined The Irish Times as part of its Entry Level Journalism Program. Recently, she was a journalist at Reach plc, where she split her time reporting for the Irish Mirror and working on Google Showcase. Previously, Daly was a reporter at Ireland’s local station LMFM Radio, which she joined as part of […]

Irish Times hires McDonald as assistant news editor

Karl McDonald has joined The Irish Times as an assistant news editor. McDonald was at The i Paper, where he recently served as acting foreign editor. Before that, McDonald held the posts of digital associate editor and deputy national editor. He was a production journalist at The Independent and worked freelance. He contributed to and […]

Irish Times names Staunton China correspondent

The Irish Times has appointed Denis Staunton a correspondent in China, where he will cover politics, the economy, business, society and culture. He will also cover China’s relationship with the rest of the world. Previously, Staunton served as a London editor. Staunton has been with The Irish Times for more than 17 years and has […]