Cian McCormack is an award-winning reporter with RTÉ News and Morning Ireland. He won News Reporter of the Year in the PPI Radio Awards three years in a row in 2011, 2010 and 2009 for national and international stories. Cian has travelled extensively abroad and has covered the last three American Presidential elections and other major stories including the Haiti earthquake and the African migrant crisis. He was also the voice of the Paralympic Games, London 2012, for Morning Ireland, bringing the achievements of the athletes to listeners every morning of the games. For Morning Ireland, Cian covers a variety of stories including politics and human interest stories, taking the temperature of the nation in advance of elections, budgets and other important national events. In recent years, his ‘Ireland by Bike’ series has become a main part of Morning Ireland’s summer schedule. Cian also works as a video journalist and mobile journalist. He shoots, edits and produces stories for RTE’s Television News programmes. Before joining RTÉ, he spent four years writing for local titles including the Nenagh Guardian and Tipperary Star and for national newspapers including: The Irish Times, Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent, The Sun, The Star, The Mirror and the Sunday World.