Teresa O’Malley is Head of News at Midwest Radio and lives in Castlebar.
She holds a Masters Degree in Education and is a past pupil of St. Joseph’s secondary school in Foxford and a graduate of Carysfort College of Education, Dublin and University College Dublin.
Before joining the Midwest Newsroom in 1997, she was a member of staff in the Communications Department at Dublin City University and before that taught for a number of years as a primary school teacher in St Attracta’s National School in Ballaghaderreen.
She has won numerous national awards for journalism, including 4 ESB National Media Awards, a PPI award for News Programme of the Year, a John Healy/ Connacht Gold Award and was the national winner of a European Journalist of the Year Award in Radio.
In addition to news, Teresa has also presented and produced numerous radio documentary series for Midwest Radio.