Margaret E. Ward is an entrepreneur, social entrepreneur and journalist. She founded Clear Ink, a global brand communications agency in 2006 and the communications training company Broadly Speaking in 2013.
Mags spent 25 years working as an award-winning financial and investigative journalist, mainly for the Irish Times, Sunday Times and Newstalk. She’s passionate about media diversity and journalists’ responsibility to serve in the public interest. In 2010, she started Women on Air a not-for-profit networking group for female experts and media programme makers. She also set up MediaThink, a free peer-to-peer media training group and journalist.ie a website that allowed freelance journalists to showcase their work. She won the Law Society of Ireland's Justice Media Award for social and campaigning journalism in 1999 and an ICL Science Journalism award the previous year.
As a committed European, Mags also does her best to communicate European issues in Ireland and she’s served on the board of European Movement Ireland since 2012.
Mags is a regular media contributor on entrepreneurship, business, economics, finance and the media in the national and international press. She's also a highly-regarded speaker and MC and can be booked through Personally Speaking.
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