Full Name
Eddie Doyle
Job Title
Head of Content Commissioning
BBC Northern Ireland
Eddie Doyle is Senior Head of Content Commissioning for BBC Northern Ireland. Eddie is responsible for BBC Northern Ireland’s Commissioning Department. He commissions local and Network content, drives Nations-to-Network commissioning strategy, and established BBC NI’s successful partnership scheme with BBC Three and Northern Ireland Screen.

Previously, he worked at RTÉ in Dublin, where he commissioned The Young Offenders and Mrs Browns Boys, and launched and ran the investigative documentary strand Prime Time Investigates.

Eddie is from Belfast. He joined BBC NI in February 2018, to run in-house production, and was appointed to his current position in September 2019. He studied Law at Trinity College Dublin, has a Masters in Journalism from Dublin City University, and Diplomas in Strategy & Innovation from the Irish Management Institute. He has worked in print journalism, TV production and commissioning across multiple genres in the UK and Ireland, and received Ireland’s TV Journalist of the Year Award in 2001 for his work in Afghanistan.
Eddie Doyle