NewsTalk Wins Temp Contract For Irish News Service
October 20, 2009 at 4:19 AM (PT)
Seventeen Irish commercial stations will be using national news reports from Talk NEWSTALK/DUBLIN after a vote of 18 local stations that had been using the INDEPENDENT NETWORK NEWS service chose DENIS O'BRIEN's NEWSTALK for a temporary contract to replace the closing INN.
NEWSTALK was competing with UTV, which will provide news to GALWAY BAY FM, and a group of former INN employees for the six-month temporary contract. INN is scheduled to close for financial reasons on OCTOBER 31st.