Kayley Hardiman is a journalist based in Athlone, Ireland. Kayley's LinkedIn page https://www.linkedin.com/in/kayley-hardiman-417601a1/ Kayley holds a 2.1 Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and New Media from University of Limerick. Kayley is a lover of social media, dance. She is interested in culture, the arts, fashion, lifestyle, education, politics and current affairs. Kayley has experience in print and radio having previously worked as a Reporter for the Westmeath Independent and Researcher for Clare FM. At the Westmeath Independent she generated news stories, covered events and local news, updated social media platforms e.g. Facebook, Twitter and the news websites, rewrote press releases, carried out interviews, compiled the what's on guide and updated the newsroom diary etc. At Clare FM, Kayley was responsible for writing daily blog posts for the flagship show 'Morning Focus', uploading overnights, editing the show, uploading podcasts, research, writing briefing documents and logging comments. She also updated social media, conducted vox-pops, edited them on Audition with multi-track and booked guests. Kayley acted as producer for Morning Focus on a number of occasions and was responsible for putting calls through to presenter Gavin Grace on air, bringing live guests into the studio and corresponding using the MsgPopup. Kayley worked as a Social Media Assistant for RTÉ for the General Election last February. She was responsible for updating the Longford-Westmeath constituency Twitter on the counts. This involved writing captions, taking photos and videos and conducting research on the results of the counts in other counties. • Kayley has excellent communication, teamwork and organisational skills • Currently freelancing for Newsday.ie • Kayley is proficient in Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Burli, Newscycle, Canva and Wordpress • Works on own initiative and is able to generate fresh ideas
News bulletin produced by journalism@ul BA in Journalism class 2019/20 Produced, shot, edited March 19, 2020
Final Year Project broadcast documentary on the development of aerial dance in Ireland Filmed on location by Kayley Hardiman at the Irish Aerial Creation Centre in Gillogue, Co. Clare Interviews with aerialists Sara Granda Alvarado and Jean O'Donoghue
New Zealand has reported two new cases of Covid-19 today after recently easing all lockdown restrictions.
According to chief medical officer, Dr. Tony Holohan, the National Public Health Emergency Team has recommended that hairdressers and barbers open at the end of the month.
Universities across Ireland have said they have no plans to reduce course fees for the 2020/21 academic year. All courses have been partly or fully moved online due to the effects of Covid-19
Clare FM reporter Kayley Hardiman took to the streets of Ennis to ask people how patient they think they are. A recent survey done by iReach reveals how patient the Irish people really are.