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Ciara Riordan presenting conference

Thanks for visiting my website. I hope it shows you how much I love what I do and gives you an insight into my current role but also my previous ones. I've been very lucky to work in a field which can be tough to get into and even tougher to get ahead but with hard work and determination, you can achieve anything you set out to do. Just keep going!


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Social media

BBC News | Social news - London | 2016 - ongoing

Assistant Editor overseeing @bbcbreaking, @bbcnews @bbcworld on X/Twitter; BBC News Facebook page, Instagram and Tiktok accounts

Former Senior Broadcast journalist with the BBC News social news team 

BBC Breakfast | MediacityUK | 2014 - 2016

Social media producer

BBC World News | 2012 - 2014

Worlds newsroom presenter - trending and viral stories 


Radio Kerry | Kerry | 2011

Breakfast Presenter - Kerry's full breakfast 

Presenter of "Seven Days" - weekly current affairs


LBC Radio I London I 2011

ABC Newsradio | Sydney | 2008

Broadcast Journalist

Newstalk106-108fm | Dublin | 2004 - 2008 

Radio Producer of award-winning programme Moncrieff

Charity and development work

BBC Breakfast TV | MediacityUK | 2014 - 2016

Broadcast journalist and social media producer

BBC World News | London | 2012 - 2014

Producer, Reporter, Presenter

RTE | The Daily Show - Dublin | 2010

Journalist and Reporter

Hosting live conferences / panel discussions

Irish consulate, Cardiff | February 2024

Chaired a panel discussion on Women in Sport - guests included UEFA Vice President and former international footballer Professor Laura McAllister.

BFI Southbank, London | July 2023

Interviewed about career for their secondary school film and media teachers' summit.

Techsure whole day event for Travelers Europe | November 2021:

Host of this thought leadership virtual conference for brokers within technology space – Interviewed Dr Anne-marie Amafidon MBE on future proofing technology, Daniel Hulme CEO Satalia on AI, and Stuart Evers, Azertelecom on databases.

World AI Summit, Amsterdam | November 2019:

Chaired 3 panels on main stages about AI in education, fashion brands, and travel. Guests included UNESCO assistant DG of Education, Stefania Giannini

Imperial Business School | Digital Marketing session | 2018

Chaired a discussion on Digital Marketing at Imperial Business School, London.

Haven | Dublin and Haiti | 2009

Project Manager - NGO helping to build houses in Haiti 

Les Napoleons | Val d'isere, France | 2019 and 2016

Host, Moderator and Presenter

Women in Media, Ireland + UK | 2019

Rocktoberfest charity event | London | June 2018

Host of the US charity ‘A leg to stand on' first UK event

MediaCon | Dublin | 2017

BBC Shortform festival | Mediacity UK | 2016

Vlogging conference producer

Web Summit | Dublin | 2015

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