Bursary and Traineeship in Investigative Journalism
Niall Sargent was announced as the successful awardee of the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund Bursary and Traineeship in Investigative Journalism, in collaboration with The Irish Times.
Niall is a graduate of International Relations in Dublin City University and holds an MA in Investigative Journalism from City University London and a Diploma in Online Journalism from Goldsmith’s University. Niall also worked for five years as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst with INTERPOL.
The Bursary and Traineeship in Investigative Journalism awarded Niall an opportunity to undertake a three-month traineeship with The Irish Times, commencing September 2016. During this time, Niall received training in investigative journalism as part of a team, as well as produced three original pieces of work published by The Irish Times.