Aine Cronin-McCartney is freelance music journalist, content creator and music manager. After graduating from Ulster University with a degree in Journalism and Photo-Imaging, Aine launched her own website ainecroninmccartney.com where she posts reviews, interviews and vlogs including her own original series ‘My Top Five in NI’.
Previous to her degree studies Aine completed her NCTJ Diploma in Journalism and worked at a number of different media platforms including Local Women, BBC Radio Foyle, Kerrang! and more. A regular contributor to BBC Radio Ulster’s premier music show Across the Line, Aine has live reported, interviewed and presented from various festivals and events.
Aine has previously worked for the Oh Yeah Music Centre on social media and marketing campaigns while also helping to develop their website. Spending six months at Belfast based management company Champion Sound, Aine worked on creative content for each of their NI based artists. In May 2019, Aine launched her own music management company, Flux Music Management where she works with Derry based Indie-folk artist Reevah and is committed to helping artists further build their brand and lead successful campaigns.
Recently, Aine presented her first show on BBC Radio One when she covered for Huw Stephens on the BBC Music Introducing show over the Christmas period.
So without further ado you are all very welcome to my new blog/site (finally). For someone who loves writing and words, I have always found talking about myself the hardest. To help introduce myself and what my new site is going to be about I decided to make a quick vlog to help explain.