Jonathan McCrea is a multi-award-winning TV and radio broadcaster and founder of Whipsmart Media, a communications consultancy based in Dublin. He is the founder of science communications conference SCI:COM and a highly regarded keynote speaker on future technologies and communication strategies.
With 15 years of experience in broadcasting and journalism, Jonathan is also the creator of “Futureproof”, Newstalk’s flagship science programme that has won 11 national and international radio awards in the 9 years it has been on air. He presents “Ten Things To Know About”, the critically acclaimed 6-part TV series for RTE that showcases Irish research and previously TV3’s big-budget studio quiz show “The Lie” that aired in 2014/5.
As a consultant, Jonathan media trains executives in the science, medical and technical sectors on communicating to the media and public speaking. He also advises brands on how to innovate in their communications through Wilson Hartnell’s Cultural Collective and is an invited expert panellist for Katerva, the global sustainability awards.
Jonathan has written on science and technology for the Irish Times and the Irish Independent among other outlets. In times gone past, Jonathan was a film reviewer for the Sunday Business Post and a columnist for Stellar Magazine and Confetti.
He is currently writing his first book, Say that Again: The Science of Powerful Communication.