An Irishman Abroad

Caitriona Perry: Episode 228

January 27, 2018

This week, award-winning new RTÉ Six One News anchor and former Washington Correspondent Caitriona Perry speaks about her inspirational story of hard graft which resulted in her literally landing her lifelong dream job in RTÉ (20:00). Caitriona explains her connection to Trump’s former Communications Director Sean Spicer and what she thinks he regrets about his actions in his former position (57:00), while also teasing the changes that are ahead for the Six One News later in the year (01:06:00).

We hear Caitriona’s thoughts on the moral collapse of Trump’s Republican party and the price she thinks they will pay for it (44:00), her struggles with reporting objectively while wanting to cry (01:04:00) and how she went from a top level journalist in Ireland to being at the bottom of the pecking order in America (27:00).

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