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Jess Kelly

Radio and TV Broadcaster

Jess Kelly is a Radio and TV Broadcaster. She is Newstalk’s Technology Correspondent, hosts Tech Talk on Sunday evenings at 6pm and also joins Pat Kenny every Tuesday on The Pat Kenny Show. Jess also regularly contributes to the Ivan Yates Show also on Newstalk.
As Technology Correspondent on a busy national radio station, Kelly takes a hands-on look at all the latest gadgets and devices on the market and explains what you need to know. Having worked at Newstalk for the past ten years, Jess’ role has seen her travel across the globe reporting from some of the biggest conferences in the world including; CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin, Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Samsung Unpacked in New York City. Before moving into the role of Technology Correspondent, she worked in production across many of the station’s shows including The Tom Dunne Show, Moncrieff and The Pat Kenny Show. Jess also imparts her technology expertise to television audiences on The Six O’Clock Show on Virgin Media One.
Jess regularly contributes to The Sunday Business Post and has also seen her work published in The Irish Examiner, Tatler and on Independent.ie to name but a few.
Jess is an experienced MC and in 2018 she hosted the main stage at the Dublin Tech Summit. Across the two days of the mega conference, Jess conducted interviews with high-profile guests such as YouTube mega-star Casey Nesitat and former secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff. Additionally, she has hosted events for the likes of WeWork, Brain for Business at the Science Gallery and Career Zoo. Jess is a supporter of the ISPCC.
Jess has a BA in Gaeilge and Geography from University College Dublin.

Events

Surveillance Capitalism: Is Big Tech Big Brother? SOLD OUT

Secret Garden

Surveillance capitalism is all about trawling everything you do online, every time your phone beeps, every time you update your calendar, every time you search, you are being watched. Then your data is re-packaged into predictions about what you are about to do next and sold to people who want to sell you something! This […]

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