Colm Hanratty - Social media strategist, content manager and travel journalist

Editor at Hostelworld.com

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Media and Design

Education

Bachelor/Degree

I began my career in travel journalism in 2001 after returning from a year backpacking in Australia. It was a hobby for a year before I made it a career in November 2002 when I began with Hostelworld.com. Now in my role I shoot, edit and present city guide videos as well as podcasts. I am also extremely knowledgeable when it comes to social media, and in particular Twitter and facebook. I have given talks as a social media expert' at different events in both Dublin and London.

Colm Hanratty's Professional Experience

2002 - Present

Hostelworld.com - Editor

In the role of Editor of Hostelworld.com I make travel videos, podcasts and write online travel content.

Key Skills
broadcaster broadcasting facebook journalist Social Media travel Travel writer twitter

Colm Hanratty's Education and Qualifications

2001

Bachelor/Degree - Journalism and Media Studies

Griffith College Dublin

Colm Hanratty's Additional Information

Awards

2007 - Best Podcaster at the IIA Net Visionary Awards
2009 - People's Voice Best Travel Video at the Webby Awards
2010 - Best Videocaster at the Irish Web Awards