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International Radio Award nomination for BCFE Radio assignment

… that became RTE Radio Doc on 1

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Nathan Walsh studied the 2 year HND Radio and then the Final Year Media Management Production Degree in BCFE.

Nathan has now made two Radio Documentaries for the RTE Radio Doc on 1.

The latter “The Deadly Saris” started as a project used in radio assessments and evolved to his second RTE Doc on 1.

Now in what is an award in itself, it has been chosen as a finalist at the prestigious New York Radio Festival competition.

The 2021 award night takes place at National Association of Broadcasters Show will be held October 9 – 13, at the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

Nathan tells us” It’s kind of surreal to have a documentary that began life as an assignment for BCFE now become a Documentary on One production that will be heard around the world. Radha and Helen are both great fun though, and their story is quite an adventure, so it’s great that the wider public will now have an opportunity to hear it. And of course, without the amazing teaching and support from Bernard, Simon, Brian, Orla and all of the other tutors at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, it would never have happened.”

Congratulations to Nathan for already outstanding achievements and best of luck for October in Las Vegas.

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2 Year Radio Media Podcast Content Higher National Diploma HND Pearson / BTEC  

Upon Completion, apply for 2 final years DCU Business Media Degree completed in BCFE    

Entry Requirements

No portfolio required.   

Leaving Certificate / LCVP minimum of two H5 / O1 and three O6 / H7 grades or equivalent.  

QQI Level 5 award with a merit profile or BTEC National Diploma with a merit profile.  

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