Host Graham Norton during filming for “The Graham Norton Show” in London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

In this autumn-winter autobiography season, two memoirs should leap out to both aspiring broadcasters and anyone even vaguely interested in how on-air(...)

Martina Purdy has been a journalist with the BBC for the last 15 years. Photograph: BBC

One of Northern Ireland’s best known political journalists has revealed she is quitting the media after more than two decades as a reporter to join a (...)

Incoming Iraqi prime ministerHaider al-Abadi  was once  in charge of servicing BBC’s lifts, the British broadcaster has said. Photograph: Ali Abbas/EPA

He may have taken a step up in the world this week but Iraq’s incoming prime minister was once known for his downs as well as his ups, as the man in c(...)

Biddy White Lennon, one of the judges on TV3’s The Great Irish Bake Off

TV3’s The Great Irish Bake Off polished off its second run last week with an average of 207,000 viewers tuning into last week’s final. The broadcaster(...)

The Hireland model has already been successfully reproduced in the US and Nigeria, and emulated across Europe

A not-for-profit organisation that convinced Irish business owners to take on thousands of additional employees during the recession has published an (...)

Avril MacRory: produced ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl’

Former RTÉ head of variety Avril MacRory, now a London-based independent producer, was back at Montrose last night to give a Royal Television Socie(...)

Charlie Brooker: “I think I’m quite pleasant.” Photograph: Dave M Benett/Getty

Charlie Brooker is a sell-out who should never have become a newspaper columnist or written television programmes or lost weight or changed his hair o(...)