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Billy May
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Billy May

Billy May created Marryokes in 2011 and from Las Vegas to Sri Lanka, Egypt to New York and Paris to Mexico has crisscrossed the world spreading his unique blend of wedding and corporate storytelling. Billy also co-founded Speed Motion, recently releasing their first TV show documentary to a wide range […]

Campbell Glennie
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Campbell Glennie

Campbell Glennie is Director of Talent Schemes, the charitable arm of the Edinburgh International Television Festival. He is responsible for The Network and Ones to Watch, two schemes designed to develop new and emerging talent across the television industry and is a member of the Royal Television Society’s Education Committee. […]

Caroline O’Sullivan
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Caroline O’Sullivan

Caroline Ann O’Sullivan is a Senior lecturer in Creative Media in Dundalk Institute of Technology, where she has been lecturing since 2000 in the areas of Media Studies, Digital Media Culture and Popular Music. She completed her PhD in the Department of Sociology in Trinity College Dublin on the changing […]

Claire Sharkey
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Claire Sharkey

Claire Sharkey – Brands and Community Manager at Level Up Media Claire has worked in the gaming industry (PR and journalism) for 6 years. She nows runs Brand and Community for Dingit.tv, which includes Events, Social and Sponsorship. She has helped further establish Dingit in the eSport, gaming and media […]

David Harron
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David Harron

David Harron is Commissioning Executive, Factual at BBC Scotland. He previously worked for many indies, for BBC Scotland and STV as a producer and director on arts, documentary and sports programmes for various broadcasters. His credits include 7 series of Grand Tours of Scotland, The Harbour, Danny MacAskill: Riding The […]

Dee Forbes
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Dee Forbes

Director-General, RTÉ Prior to taking up her role at RTÉ, Dee Forbes was based in London and for over 27 years worked for broadcasters and advertising agency Young and Rubicam. Most recently she was President & Managing Director of Discover Networks Northern Europe. Dee joined Discovery in 2010 as Head […]

Deepa Mann-Kler
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Deepa Mann-Kler

Deepa Mann-Kler is the Founder of NEON, a company that combines creativity and latest technological innovation to create compelling commercial products in virtual, augmented and mixed reality software applications. NEON works with health, education, tourism, marketing, gaming and entertainment. We identify a need and we use the latest technology alongside […]

Dorothy Byrne
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Dorothy Byrne

Dorothy Byrne is Head of News & Current Affairs at Channel Four Television. During her tenure, the Channel’s news and current affairs programmes have won numerous BAFTA, RTS, Emmy Awards and others. Dorothy was made a Fellow of The Royal Television Society for her “outstanding contribution to television” and has […]

Eddie Doyle
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Eddie Doyle

Eddie  is originally from Belfast and is among other things Head of Comedy for RTE.  He has been responsible for key Irish broadcasting initiatives, including Prime Time Investigates, the Format Farm and Reality Bites documentary series. Eddie is best known for commissioning shows like Mrs Browns Boys, Bridget & Eamon, […]

Fiona Keane
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Fiona Keane

Fiona Keane is BBC NI’s Commissioning Executive for Ulster-Scots. An multi award winning producer and director, she has worked as a Senior Producer with RTE and with a number of Indies across a wide range of genres for BBC NI, BBC Scotland, TG4 and PBS.

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