Sean Duke was born in Chapel Hill North Carolina in 1965. He spent his childhood living between the Carolinas, West Berlin and Ireland.
He is a graduate of New York University Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Programme (SHERP) and has been a science journalist and communicator working in Ireland since 1998.
For most of that time, he has been working at a high level across various media, including magazines, radio, television and online.
In 2003, Sean was a co-founder of Ireland’s first popular science magazine, Science Spin.
He has presented and co-produced science slots for The Daily Show on RTE 1, and Ireland AM, with TV3. He has worked as a researcher on The Investigators (RTE 1 television) and Ten Things to Know About (also RTE 1 television).
He has co-presented two RTE Radio 1 series, What’s It All About? (PPI Radio Award Winner in 2014) and Life Matters (nominated for a PPI Award in 2015), and presented the six part ‘Irish Scientists‘ series for East Coast FM.
Sean is a former editor of Technology Ireland, the flagship magazine of Enterprise Ireland, and prior to that began his career as a journalist working as a reporter with the Liffey Champion newspaper, based in Leixlip.
Science Spinning, Sean’s Blog, began in 2009. It contains features, news, and opinion, video and audio pieces on what’s happening in science in Ireland, and worldwide.
Sean is married to Maria. They have three children and live in Terenure, on the southside of Dublin city.
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