Robert Mackenzie appointed as Digital Communications and Engagement Officer at ITMA

ITMA is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Mackenzie to the new role of Digital Communications and Engagement Officer at ITMA.

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Robert Mackenzie

Originally from Hamilton, Canada, Robert Mackenzie is a multimedia journalist and editor, with work appearing in publications such as the Toronto Star, Vice and The Verge, among others.

Robert came to Ireland in 2018 to complete a Masters of Interactive Digital Media at Trinity College. Before coming to the country, he studied journalism at Toronto Metropolitan University and worked as a freelance contributor for Maclean’s, The Hockey News, CBC and other publications. He also worked as an associate producer on the award-winning 2016 documentary, Eastern. Throughout his career, Robert has experimented with storytelling over multiple mediums, including audio, video, data visualisations and interactive mapping.

Prior to ITMA, Robert worked as an editor at the audio journalism startup Noa, and as a Communications Officer at the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute.

In his new role as Digital Communications and Engagement Officer, Robert will utilise his unique background to help ITMA grow its digital presence.

Robert said:

“I’m honoured to be joining the archive and am excited to help continue to grow the impact and reach of Irish traditional music, song and dance.”

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