’s editor Conor McMahon has been shortlisted for Hot Press magazine’s The Write Touch internship competition.

Conor has made the shortlist in the College Male category for his review of Hozier’s gig in the Unitarian Church, which was published on in September.

The DIT journalism student is in with a chance of winning an internship at Hot Press, plus a cash prize and mobile phone.

This is not Conor’s first brush with the music and current affairs magazine: In 2012, he won the Hot Press Ink Aware competition in association with and was given the opportunity to review the Electric Picnic festival.

You can vote for Conor here, and check out the competition!

Hot Press bio

A freelance journalist from Kilcullen, Co Kildare, Conor McMahon is currently studying journalism at DIT. The editor of, this summer, McMahon worked at the European Forum Alpbach, interviewing a number of filmmakers, artists, economists and politicians. He wrote a review of Hozier's recent EP launch.