Newstalk CEO Whelan resigns


Gerard Whelan has resigned as chief executive of Newstalk.

The radio station said he had "decided to leave to continue his career outside media."

Mr Whelan had been in the role since September, 2013.

"Mr Whelan has brought an outstanding commercial discipline to the business," Newstalk said.

"Under his leadership the station increased its listenership in every JNLR book and now has 684,000 weekly listeners."