9th October 2018
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr Denis Naughten TD, has today obtained Government approval for the appointment of a new member to the Board of RTÉ.
On the Minister's nomination, Mr Ian Kehoe has been appointed to the Board for a 5 year period with effect from 9 October 2018.
Minister Naughten said: "Ian Kehoe was selected due to his significant professional experience in public service media and the creative industries. I am confident that Mr Kehoe will greatly add to the expertise available to the Board as it continues to meet its obligations at a challenging time in broadcasting and emerging communications technologies."
The appointment was made following a competitive selection process conducted by the Public Appointments Service (PAS) on stateboards.ie.
Note to Editors
Ian Kehoe was Editor of the Sunday Business Post for four years and has previously worked at RTÉ as a presenter and reporter on the Prime Time programme.