Leading Investigative Journalist Niall Sargent joins the Journalism team at Griffith College

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Leading Investigative Journalist Niall Sargent joins the Journalism team at Griffith College

We’re delighted to announce that having delivered Guest Lectures to our MA in Journalism & Media Communications students in recent years, Niall Sargent is taking up a new role this term delivering the Investigative Journalism module to our second year BA (HONS) in Communications & Media Production. Niall works as an investigative journalist specialising in ‘Climate, Environment, Biodiversity, Social Issues, Data and Planning Law’ at Noteworthy.ie, part of TheJournal.ie - Ireland’s leading online news site.  

In 2020 Niall was shortlisted for one of Ireland’s most prestigious investigative journalism awards, the Mary Raftery Prize, for his work on the treatment of non-EU workers in the horticultural industry.

Having worked with RTÉ’s Investigations Unit, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in London and edited GreenNews.ie, Niall joins the team at the Faculty of Journalism & Media Communications with an MA in Investigative Journalism from City University, London. 

You can read his work here and here. Welcome to the team Niall!