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Ms. Kathryn Hayes


  • Lecturer and Course Director of the BA in Journalism and New Media programme, University of Limerick, Ireland, since 2016. Responsible for the design, delivery and assessment of a number of modules in the BA in Journalism and New Media programme and the MA in Journalism, which focus on news reporting and writing skills for multimedia platforms.
  • Limerick correspondent for The Irish Times newspaper 2003 - 2016.
  • Working journalist with 20 years experience in print, online and broadcast journalism for national and regional media organisations.
  • Stringer for RTE's mid-west correspondent Cathy Halloran and regular contributor to RTE's online news service and prime time radio programmes including Morning Ireland, The News at One and Drive Time.

Research Interests

Precarity and Journalism, Digital Labour, Freelance journalism, Data journalism.