Liam O'BrienDocumentary maker
Liam O'Brien is the Series Producer of RTÉ Documentary on One.
Liam began producing with the Documentary On One unit in 2005. Having been appointed Series Producer in September 2008, RTÉ Documentary On One has gone on to win over 350 national and international awards - making it one of the most successful radio documentary unit in the world at present - and the most successful programme strand in the history of RTÉ (in awards terms).
To date, Liam has been involved in over 300 Documentary on One productions and travelled extensively throughout Ireland and across the world (5 continents). During his time as series producer, the Documentary On One has developed a large and successful online presence with the availability of more than 1,700 documentaries on their website and mobile apps resulting in 10's of millions of downloads per annum.
Liam holds a B.A in Music (Hons) from Waterford Institute of Technology, an M.A. in Music Technology (Hons) from the University of Limerick and a Diploma in Journalism (Hons) from the Irish Academy. Since beginning working with RTÉ in 2000, Liam has worked across programming on RTÉ lyricFM, RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ 2FM.
Liam was previously awarded a scholarship place on the European Broadcasting Union Masterschool for young radio documentary makers in Europe, before going on to become the first Irish tutor on the European Broadcasting Union Masterschool
Liam has also developed educational material around documentary making, including a Diploma in Creative Audio Storytelling for Podcast and Radio
Outside of work, he likes to not work.....
"Saol é do Maireachtála - Life is for Living"