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Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

Garrett Harte said he was leaving the station to “pursue other interests”.

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NEWSTALK’S EDITOR-IN-chief Garrett Harte has resigned from the radio station.

The station announced Harte’s resignation this morning, saying that he had left the station to “pursue other interests”.

Harte joined the station 15 years ago when it launched in 2001. He will remain at the station until the beginning of next year.

Chairwoman of Communicorp Lucy Gaffney thanked Harte for his work at the station and wished him well in the future.

“I would like to thank Garrett for his immense contribution to the station for the last 15 years,” she said.

“He has been a phenomenal editor for our station and was instrumental in building the station from a start-up radio station to the success that it is today.

On a personal level I would like to thank Garrett and wish him all the best in his future career.

Harte said he was proud of the work he had done in the station over the years and was leaving to “concentrate on other media projects”.

“I would like to thank Denis O’Brien, Lucy Gaffney, Gervaise Slowey, and the members of the Newstalk board for their support over the years,” he said.

I have worked with some of the most passionate and ambitious people at Newstalk and I would like to wish them, Tim Collins and the station every success for the future.

Chief executive Tim Collins said a process has begun to identify a replacement for Harte.

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