First Female TV Newsreader

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Continuity announcer Geraldine McInerney (1974) 
© RTÉ Stills Library 2178/009
Continuity announcer Geraldine McInerney (1974) © RTÉ Stills Library 2178/009

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Geraldine McInerney who became the first woman to read the news on RTÉ television in October 1975.

  • Title
    First Female TV Newsreader
  • Production Year
    1974
  • Contributor
    Mary Lee (Photographer)
  • Title
    First Woman To Read RTÉ TV News
  • Material Type
    Image
  • Clip title
    First Female TV Newsreader
  • Extended description

    Geraldine McInerney became the first woman to read the news on RTÉ Television. A former continuity announcer Geraldine joined the main newsreader Charles Mitchel and his team in October 1975.

  • Information

    This publicity shot was taken in the RTÉ Stills Studio in July 1974. The photographer was Mary Lee.

    © RTÉ Stills Library 2178/009

  • Local keywords
    Television, Women, Broadcasting, Geraldine McInerney, Newsreader, RTÉ, News, 1970s, Women
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Broadcast date
    30/11/0002
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    2178/009
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    whole
  • Item duration
    00:00:00
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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