Orlaith Carmody is the Managing Director of Mediatraining.ie, a communications consultancy established with her husband and business partner, TV ‘Dragon’ investor Gavin Duffy. Since the early nineties they have worked with some of the top names in Irish business on their communications, leadership and brand development programmes.
A former RTE staff journalist, Orlaith contributes to a variety of radio programmes and publications, in addition to holding Board positions with RTE, HRM Recruit and Ablevision Ireland.
As an MC, facilitator and speaker, she has addressed many political, business and women’s networks on the subjects of professional development and corporate leadership, and has presented at International conferences in the UK, the USA and Canada.
Orlaith was previously a newscaster and reporter at LMFM and Century Radio. As a Director of Aerga Productions, she won a Screen Training Ireland bursary to attend the Entertainment Master Class international media leadership programme. She spoke at TEDxTallaght in 2013, TEDxDCU in 2015 and at the SME Assembly 2014 in Naples.
Orlaith’s debut book, Perform As A Leader, was published by Ballpoint Press in September 24, 2015.