Karen Kirby was appointed Editor, BBC Gaeilge in 2013. She is a member of the BBC Northern Ireland Multi-Platform Commissioning team, leading Irish Language in-house Radio and Digital production teams, as well as commissioning Television and Digital content from the independent production sector. Karen has over twenty years’ experience in producing, directing and presenting programmes for BBC Northern Ireland.?
Karen recently commissioned?#FADUDA, an ongoing digital project aimed at 18-30 year olds, produced by Paper Owl Films and co-funded by the Irish Language Broadcast Fund.
The series of vlogs are created by the target age group for their peers, with the aim of encouraging further interaction and engagement with other BBC Gaeilge and BBC Northern Ireland content among that age group.