News Ireland appoints internal candidates to three senior commercial roles

News Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading media groups, has appointed internal candidates to three senior commercial roles.

Sorcha Cunningham has been appointed Head of Publishing and Digital for The Sunday Times Ireland while Karl Kavanagh will become the Head of Publishing and Digital for The Irish Sun.

Both Sorcha and Karl, who have been with News Ireland for 15 years, bring a wealth of trading and management experience to their new roles and will work to grow revenue across both print and digital. They will take up their positions on 1 September and will also become members of the Senior Leadership Team in Ireland. 

Alongside Sorcha and Karl, Dave Doyle, who has been with News Ireland for eight years, has taken on an expanded remit in his role as Head of Trading in Ireland. The position now includes a range of wider responsibilities such as leading News Ireland’s overall digital growth strategy, while also further developing trading agreements with both key agency groups and key direct clients in the Irish market.

About News Ireland:

News Ireland is one of Ireland’s leading media groups. Publishing the award-winning titles The Sunday Times,, The Irish Sun and, our aim is to ensure our readers stay well-informed and entertained with our unmissable journalism. Focusing on a digital first approach, we publish breaking stories across news, business, features, entertainment, lifestyle, sport and culture as well as informed opinion, global headlines and world class insights from our award-winning team of journalists.

Quality journalism is at the heart of everything News Ireland does – telling the stories that matter in a way that resonates with our audiences. Promoting and elevating the highest standards of journalism is an integral part of News Ireland’s overall mission, and the business is continually focused on creating and distributing valuable content that educates, entertains, informs, and inspires.

News Ireland’s commercial operation connects advertising agencies and their clients with readers and users through tailored and creative campaign solutions in print, digital, social, and via events. STUDIO is our in-house, award-winning creative team with a wealth of experience in brand strategy, advertising, and content creation. The STUDIO team develop ideas for brands looking to reach our vast audience across print, online, on-air and through social campaigns. 

News Ireland is part of the News Corp organisation in Ireland which also owns the Wireless Radio Group (Dublin’s Q102, FM104, Cork’s 96FM, C103, Live95FM, and LMFM), Storyful, and HarperCollins. Across the island of Ireland, News Corp has 500+ employees.