Ronán Johnston Broadcaster
The recent International Emmy award-winning team of Chris O’Dowd’s Moone Boy can claim to also have amongst it’s ranks Spirit Radio presenter Ronán Johnston.
The renowned broadcaster and producer composed the soundtrack for the series of “Moone Boy” out of his Wicklow based home and studio which airs to audiences across Ireland and the UK for the past 3 years.
Chris O’ Dowd and Nick Vincent Murphy were in New York’s Hilton Hotel to accept the International Emmy Comedy Award for the show’s first season, which aired in September 2012.
Ronan who presents his show “Rojo” on Spirit Radio on weekdays composed the soundtrack for the show, said “I loved working on the music for the show, and I’m extremely happy for the recent win. It is very much deserved,”
This was the 41st International Emmy Awards which saw entries from dozens of regions, with ‘Moone Boy’ winning out over competition from Brazil, France, and South Africa in the comedy category alone.
Ronan is already working on the music for the next series whilst continuing to host his Monday to Friday 9am till midday show on Spirit Radio.
Here Ronán talks with Conor Deane about his various works and his loves and likes in life. Ronán it is worth noting is also a man of deep faith.