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Jim Sherwin

Jim Sherwin

Jim Sherwin is the managing director of Sherwin Media Group (SMG) which was established in 1976. Jim has had a long and successful career as a broadcaster, sports commentator and Producer. He was RTÉ’s main commentator at 8 Olympic Games from Munich to Athens.

His rugby commentaries on Radio and TV began in 1970 and ended at the Rugby World Cup in Sydney Australia in 2003. He commentated for over 20 years on racquet sports for RTÉ TV including Wimbledon and Roland Garros and was RTÉ’s main commentator on all major non sporting outside broadcasts including installation of Presidents, live transmissions of visiting celebrities and state funerals.

Jim has produced many films and documentaries on a wide range of subjects including health, sport and other social areas.

Jim approached RTÉ with an idea he had for a walking programme. His idea is now in its 6th series and has become one of RTÉ’s most successful walking series, Tracks and Trails. The programmes have also been shown in Australia and on transatlantic flights.

With Jim’s vast experience and wealth of knowledge in the media business he offers clients a full and innovative consultancy service for all communicative purposes drawing on experience in broadcasting, public relations and multi-media production.

Jim’s other interests include being a member of the Council of the of the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, Chairman of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, member of the Ireland Fund, consultant contributor to the Encyclopaedia of Ireland and past Chairman of the Board of Governors of St. Gerard’s School.

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John Sherwin

After graduating with an honours BA from TCD, John completed his stockbrokers exams and worked for 2 years with Goodbodys Stockbrokers. Since then he has travelled extensively working in financial services in many countries around the world.

On returning to Ireland John joined SMG and produced a documentary with Mark Pollock whom he met in Trinity. The documentary was broadcast on RTÉ 1 and it was called The Race of No Return.

In his role as Production Supervisor in SMG, John is in charge of all the technical issues associated with the production and works closely with the film crews. He also supervises the entire post production element.

In addition to his work with SMG, where he is a director, John has set up his own company Videosonthenet which in addition to providing facilities to SMG has contracts with several companies. These involve live streaming events both commercial and sporting.

Claire Fitzpatrick

Claire joined Sherwin Media Group (SMG) in 2010. Claire manages all aspects of the office and is the production co-ordinator for SMG’s successful Tracks and Trails series. She co-ordinates the filming and post production schedules for the series and deals with all the paperwork. She assists and reports directly to the Producer on all aspects from the pre-production stage to the end of post-production. Claire also manages the company’s accounts control and keeps track of the events diary.

Claire worked in London for almost 20 years for a number of international and local organisations. During her time in London, Claire worked as an accounts assistant and staff supervisor for an international Japanese trading company. In 2007 she returned to Ireland and qualified as an Accounting Technician.

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