“I'm looking for creative formats that can connect particularly with our younger audiences.”
For the BBC in Northern Ireland I deliver the editorial and strategic overview for our audiences with the content we develop, commission and executive produce from new drama to natural history, factual formats through to mockumentary and satirical comedy. We are also engaged with Network controllers to deliver a range of ‘Nations to Network’ hours from NI to further nations’ portrayal and production ambitions.
I have commissioned 125 hours of originated content across all genres, plus additional digital content within Northern Ireland and a number of co-commissioned ‘Nations to Network’ hours.
SHOWS I OVERSEE:
All BBC One Northern Ireland content excluding Sport, News and Current Affairs.
Searching for Shergar * Soft Border Patrol * Beauty Queen & Single * Wild Ireland (Grierson 2017) * The Blame Game * BBC NI’s single doc strand True North * Patrick Kielty: My Dad * The Peace Deal And Me * Border Country
WOULD LIKE TO MEET:
Part-funded / co-funded / co-commissions essential.
Co-producers developing universal stories that must be able play with our local audiences in Northern Ireland, likewise, creative formats that can connect particularly with our younger audiences.
SHOWS I LIKE TO WATCH:
Derry Girls * Love Island * Episodes * The Affair * Big Life Fix * Line of Duty * Big Little Lies * Beauty Queen & Single