PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Deborah Teresa Culhane
E-mail: deborahteresa@gmail.com

Competent French and Irish Speaker


EDUCATION

Evening Arts Certificate: Economics, French & Irish, UCC (2 years)
Bachelor of Science Hons Degree Biochemistry, UCC

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

Print Media

Irish Examiner, News, Features, Farming, Property

Evening Echo, Features, News & Articles

Irish Times Cork District and Circuit Court Coverage

Published in Sunday Times, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Evening Herald, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror, The Star, 2000, 2001

Also published in Donegal's People's Press, Southern Star

RTE Spring Clean 2000, 2001 & 2002 Magazine, Autumn Home Magazine publications

CREATIVE WRITING

Facilitator of Creative Writing Workshops for seven years in Cork at Triskel Arts Centre, Colaiste Stiofáin Naofa, St. John's Central College of Further Education. Excellent feedback.

BROADCASTING MEDIA

RTE Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Assistant Producer on "75 years of Radio" Producer: Aidan Stanley

Reporter "5 - 7 Live" Producer Fiona Kelly, Presenter: Myles Dungan

Reporter "The John Creedon Show" Radio One, Producer: Aidan Stanley.

Head Researcher "We can do that" Radio One, 1997,1998. Producer: Pat O'Donovan

Researcher Archives programme "Echoes" RTE Radio Cork, Producer: Aidan Stanley

"Eleven To One" Reporter: Live interviews, reports, vox-pops, Producer: Aidan Stanley

"Streetwise" Proposed, researched and assisted in production of features

96FM and 103FM CORK CITY AND COUNTY
News Editor 103FM Bandon and Mallow Broadcasting House, Station Manager: Michael Brett

News Reporter at 96FM News Editor: Barry O'Mahony

"Farming Update": Presenter and Producer 103FM County Sound

CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL RADIO 106.1FM 20 mile radius
Presenter, Researcher, Producer of "Heartbeat" live health programme 1998 and
"On The Cork Side" Chat Show

Programme Committee Secretary Cork University Hospital Radio 106.1FM

97.4FM CORK CAMPUS RADIO UCC
Producer, researcher & presenter and trained new co-presenters

Body and Soul (health), Breakfast Show and Kaleidoclar (all Irish show); live guests, interviews on political and social issues (fluent Irish)

Station Manager: Sinead Wylde (Currently Producer Lyric FM)


ACHEIVEMENTS:

  • Class Rep. elect UCC 2 years running

  • Captain, University Debate Team

  • Parachute jump Oct 1991. Raise charity for Irish Wheelchair Assoc.

  • Selected from 1,600 for People's Modelling Show, June 2000

  • IT literate: Microsoft Works, Word, Focus, Act, Pegasus, Cool Edit, Dave and Soundscape

  • LAMBDA Grade 8 Acting - Distinction

  • Irish Academy of Public Relations Course Grade B