Head of Scripted Comedy and Factual, RTÉ
Eddie Doyle is a senior TV Executive, responsible for origination and delivery of key Irish broadcasting initiatives, including Prime Time Investigates, the Format Farm and Reality Bites documentary series. He is currently the Head of Factual at RTÉ, in addition to Head of Comedy, Talent Development & Music.
Eddie has management and leadership experience across a variety of genres on both RTÉ ONE and RTÉ TWO, in News & Current Affairs, Entertainment, Factual, Lifestyle, Comedy & Music.
His commissioning credits include Mrs Browns Boys, The Voice of Ireland, Irish Pictorial Weekly, Republic of Telly, Damo & Ivor, Second Captains Live, The Mario Rosenstock Show, The Walshes, The Savage Eye and The Imelda May Show. Managed other frontline programming: The Late Late Show, Prime Time, key RTÉ Factual output (e.g. ‘Futureshock: Property Crash’, Fairytale of Khatmandu, Hunger Strike. Eddie also devised and delivered the RTÉ Cross Platform Strategy on Comedy in 2014 and RTÉ TWO Channel Strategy in 2012.
He has a background in production and management of factual and current affairs documentaries, and print journalism.