Liam O'Brien

Liam O'Brien (M.A.) is an award winning radio producer and documentary maker. His work has been broadcast all over the world, in addition to winning over 70 awards for his creative radio productions. Liam is the current series producer of Irish radio’s (RTÉ) world-renowned, Documentary on One unit. During his tenure, the Documentary On One has won almost 300 national and international awards across all the major media competitions of the world. Documentary On One is one of the top podcasts in Ireland and one of the most successful creative radio documentary units in the world at present. Liam has won the Prix Europa (Europe's largest premier media competition) three times and in doing so, is the only person to have won the coveted titles of 'European Radio Documentary of the Year' and 'European Radio Investigation of the Year'. Story is at the heart of everything Liam produces and to date, Liam has been involved in the production of over 250 creative radio documentaries for the national public broadcaster in Ireland. As a creative radio trainer, Liam has provided training at many universities, as well as various national broadcasters around Europe. In addition, he has been a course tutor for the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), teaching young documentary makers throughout Europe on how to make great creative radio. He has also been a judge at many major radio festivals/competitions in the United States and throughout Europe. Liam holds a B.A (Hons) in Music, an M.A. (Hons) in Music Technology and a Dip. in Journalism (Hons). When it comes to creative radio storytelling, Liam says, "everyone and everything has a story to tell. So be curious, be open - your audience awaits!