Meet The Writers - Caitríona Perry

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Caitríona Perry is an award-winning Irish journalist.  She's worked as a broadcast news correspondent since 2000 and is currently the co-anchor of the main television evening news programme from Ireland's national public service broadcaster, RTÉ. The SixOne News is broadcast Monday to Friday from 6.01pm to 7pm and is the most watched news programme in Ireland. Previously she was the station's Washington Correspondent (2013-Dec 2017) where she worked across television, radio and digital platforms reporting on politics and all sorts of US related news.  She has significant editorial experience and has previously worked as a news anchor, presenter, documentary maker, producer, and programme editor.  She has won awards for her television and radio reportage, including most recently a National Justice Media Merit Award for TV News in June 2015. She has an Undergraduate Degree in Journalism (2002) and a Masters Degree in International Relations (2010), both awarded by Dublin City University, which recently named her as one of the University's distinguished alumni. In addition to her home country of Ireland, Caitriona has reported on news stories across the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Australia. Her first book, In America: Tales from Trump Country was published by Gill Books in October 2017. It debuted at number three in the Irish bestsellers charts and was shortlisted for Best Irish Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017. Caitríona was recently named the Irish Tatler Media Woman of the Year 2017.