Former RTE and Today FM executive Willie O’Reilly has been appointed to the Wilton Radio Board.
His appointment was confirmed to RadioToday by Paul Cummins, Board Chairman of Wilton Radio Limited which trades as iRadio.
Paul said: “iRadio is delighted to welcome Willie O’Reilly to its Board and is looking forward to the contribution his wealth of experience in radio management and his in-depth knowledge of the media industry in Ireland will bring to the company”.
Willie was the former Group Commercial Director RTÉ (2012-17) and Chief Executive of Today FM (1999-2011), a former Chairman of the IBI (Independent Broadcasters of Ireland) and is currently a Director of the Irish Cancer Society.
Paul adds: “It is well known that the regional radio model was launched at a time of economic challenges in Ireland. iRadio has confronted and overcome those challenges to reach its present strong position and looks forward to further growth and to continuing to deliver its compelling entertainment and information services to its listeners in the 15 counties it broadcasts to.”
Willie O’Reilly: “iRadio is the great success story of Irish Radio of the past decade. I’m delighted to be joining the board as the station continues to grow, winning new listeners and advertisers across the country.”