Welcome to episode 39 of What I Know Now, the Personal Development and Leadership podcast.

Today’s guest is Jack Quann. Jack is a Digital News Journalist for Communicorp. He is responsible for breaking news on Newstalk, Today FM and 98fm. He has covered a range of topics ranging from US Presidential elections, politics, crime and business.

Jack has previous ambitions to be a Spanish teacher and gained an International BA in Spanish and Politics, but then later switched to a career in media gaining a Masters degree in Journalism from DCU. He also holds Diplomas in Digital Marketing and Finance.

In the podcast, we discuss:

  • Jack’s journey to now
  • The impact of social media on journalism
  • Understanding what readers want
  • Where he gets his confidence from
  • Early challenges in his journalism career
  • The best piece of advice he has received
  • What advice Jack would offer to his 18-year-old self



To find out more about Jack, you can give him a follow on Twitter @jqbilbao and Facebook, as well as connecting with him on LinkedIn.

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