Kieran Doherty is a Northern Irish writer, TV format creator and Executive Producer. He is also the Joint Managing Director of Stellify Media, alongside his creative and business partner, Matthew Worthy[1]. Doherty & Worthy have co-created multiple entertainment formats – including the international formats Secret Fortune and Take The Money and Run – while working for UK independent production company Wild Rover Productions[2]. In 2014 Doherty & Worthy launched the production company Stellify Media as a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television[3]. Stellify Media is best known for successfully rebooting Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? with Jeremy Clarkson for ITV, and Blind Date with Paul O’Grady for Channel 5[4].
Doherty currently serves as PACT director for Northern Ireland and Chair of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland[5]. He is on the steering committee for The Belfast Media Festival and is also a founding member of the Media Therapy Group, the largest media networking group in Ireland.