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BBC NI appoints Dunseith as Head of Content Production

November 14, 2019

Emma Dunseith has been appointed as Head of Content Production for BBC Northern Ireland. She takes over the role from Eddie Doyle who was recently appointed as Head of Content Commissioning for BBC Northern Ireland.

The appointment will see Dunseith play an integral role in the delivery of BBC Northern Ireland’s content across all in-house production outside of News and Current Affairs, including factual, entertainment, sport, music and events.

Peter Johnston, Director BBC NI, said: “I am delighted to announce Emma as the new Head of Content Production. She brings with her a wealth of experience; a passion for public service broadcasting and proven leadership skills. She is truly committed to identifying and developing new talent and creating great content fit for all audiences. I look forward to working with her in this role.”

Dunseith takes up this post from her current role as Executive Editor of Arts, Music and Learning where she has been responsible for all in-house television and radio coverage for these genres with editorial responsibility for major events.

She joined the BBC over twenty years ago and has worked in news, online, learning, arts and factual television.

Dunseith said: “I’m delighted to be taking on this role and look forward to working with teams in building on the continued success of BBC Northern Ireland’s distinct and quality programmes and services, for all our audiences.”

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