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eileen murphy

Eileen Murphy is a digital leader at the forefront of combining the streams of editorial, audience, tech and creativity.

As the Executive Editor of the BBC’s digital services across the country her focus is building relationships inside and outside the BBC to maximise the quality and accessibility of digital content for local and global audiences.

Across diverse teams Eileen has overseen the growth in size, audience and importance of digital platforms in more than 40 newsrooms across the BBC and led digital product launches at IPC Magazines and national news titles and agencies.

As a speaker at academic institutions, executive coach, and digital news professional she has a reputation for authenticity and an ambition to lead digital change from local level up.

A former PA bureau chief and correspondent she leads BBC teams on editorial, technical and outreach initiatives in the UK and across the wider global news industry.

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