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Takeover TV with Two Tube

By on March 19, 2013

Are you aged between 12 and 17?  Would you like to work in RTÉ? With the launch of RTÉjr Digital channel, Two Tube is offering viewers the chance to Take Over TV, Radio and Online.

We are looking for young presenters to head up the following shows on the week of the official RTÉjr Digital channel launch:

TWO TUBE on RTÉ Two – Do you want to be a TV Presenter? Now is your chance to join the Two Tube team for a day behind the scenes working with the team and presenting in studio alongside Sinéad, Bláthnaid or Stephen (

RTÉ Ten Entertainment News online – Fancy yourself as a music, entertainment and fashion expert? Is the internet your thing? Win a day working alongside the RTÉ Ten team where you will get to research and script an entertainment review and present it in studio which will then go live on

Win a Day with Rick O’ Shea on 2FM –Do you see yourself as the next famous Irish DJ? Do you love music and chat? Then spending a day with Rick O’ Shea on 2FM could be just the experience you need. (

To enter, all you have to do is complete the application form and film a 30-second video pitching yourself for your chosen role (Radio, TV, or Online). You can do anything you like in the 30 seconds! A practice interview, a sample performance or a comedy skit. Do whatever you think will impress the judges!

Judging Criteria
1 Good communication skills, naturalness in front of the camera or/and behind the microphone
2 The ability to engage an audience and to convey enthusiasm
3 Creativity in dealing with subject matter
4 The capacity to convey the essence of a story or other content succinctly
5 Good diction, a clear speaking voice and good grammar
6 Good basic or intuitive journalistic skills

Judges will include the Series Producer and Executive Producer of Two Tube who will be joined by a 2fm Radio Producer in the case of ‘Win a Day with Rick O’ Shea’ and the Editor of Entertainment and Lifestyle, TV Digital, for the role of RTÉ Ten Entertainment News presenter.

How to Enter:
Fill in the entry form below and upload your video. 30” is the maximum duration, judges will not watch any more than 30” of any video entry.

Takeover TV with Two Tube Application Form

Closing date for entries is Friday 22nd March 2013.

CHECKLIST for Upload:
1 Completed Application Form (including parent/guardian signatures)
2 Video

1 Make a short, 30-second VIDEO showing your performance. This can be shot on any recording device e.g., HD camera, smartphone, etc. N.B. The judges will only view the first 30 seconds of each entry so do not submit longer durations.
2 Hit the ‘select file’ button on the upload tool below
3 Choose your video file
4 Hit ‘send now’
5 Be patient, wait for your file to upload
6 Don’t click away from the page until it is fully uploaded!

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  1. isabel scanlon

    March 13, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    I send on my 30 sec. Clip..hope t get on show odredjen..087 3530230

  2. cloey lane

    March 14, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    I sent my 30 second clip :) hope I get on rte!:D 0871483526

  3. Labhaoise McHugh

    March 19, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    I love TeoTube!! It’s so cool! Xxx

  4. Lauren

    March 21, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    Hope rte like it !

  5. mags

    March 21, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    any chance RTE will be doing something similar for younger children…great idea…very empowering for young people…i have a four year old that role plays presenting all the time on the kiddy shows!!!

  6. Abby Milward

    March 21, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    I really wanted to do this competition but MT phone wouldn’t let me upload the video even though I have a smartphone and WiFi. I really feel like I’ve blown my one chance at fulfilling my dream and that hurts.

  7. Katie

    March 22, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    really hope i geta this chance, i really am a star xo

  8. Lauren

    March 22, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    Imagine how amazing it would be to win?…

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