Shaun Doherty announces Highland Radio exit

Highland Radio’s mid-morning presenter Shaun Doherty has announced on-air that he is leaving the station.

Shaun shared the news this morning, saying “It is time for me to look for fresh challenges in my life, new opportunities. I will be leaving on July 14th which is two weeks this Friday. So, I wanted you as my loyal listeners to know that before you get to hear about it anywhere else.”

Highland Radio says there will always be a place for him at the station. He’s been with the company since it started.

Shaun stepped down as Managing Director of the company in 2015 having taken over the position of Acting Managing Director two years earlier.

A statement on Highland Radio’s website says: “All of us at Highland Radio are dealing with mixed emotions today. While we are delighted for Shaun to have the chance to explore new opportunities, we are very saddened to be losing a friend and colleague.

“Shaun’s contribution to Highland Radio, and the media in general, is immeasurable. He has been with the company from the very beginning and helped cement Highland Radio’s reputation as Ireland’s No1 local radio station

“We all support Shaun in his decision and wish him all the best in the next chapter of his career; there is always a place for him in Highland Radio.”

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