Highly Experienced Broadcaster joins Newstalk from the BBC
Newstalk today announced that Joe Lynam, will join the station as Business Editor.
An Irish native, Joe is a highly regarded and award-winning broadcaster who was the BBC’s senior Business Correspondent for a decade. He currently presents the current affairs show ‘The Newsroom’ on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service while also presenting four Podcasts: Global News Podcast, Connected Investor, London Calling EU and EUNICast (voted Top 20 podcasts in 2021).
Joe has travelled the world with the BBC covering the financial crisis (2007-2010), followed by the Eurozone crisis (2010-2013) and more recently the economic and political fallout from the Brexit referendum. He has presented on the Today programme, Newsnight, BBC One Breakfast as well as Five Live and the BBC News Channel.
Joe has received many accolades for his work including the 2018 Headline Money Award for his BBC One exposé of how RBS (GRG) treated its business customers.
Joe will lead the business output of Newstalk on-air and on-line and will be the regular presenter of Breakfast Business (Weekday mornings 6.30am) and the business bulletins on Newstalk Breakfast.
Patricia Monahan, Newstalk’s Managing Editor, said
“We are excited to welcome Joe to the team and know he will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the station. He will have an expert team of show producers and presenters working with him to grow and evolve our business content for our audience.”
Joe Lynam said
“I have long been a fan of Newstalk and am delighted to now have the opportunity to present on the station. I can’t wait to get my teeth into this amazing brief at a time of great flux for the economy – both domestically and worldwide.”
Joe will assume his new role from February 1st.
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