Meet the Team

Neil Elworthy:  Director of ProductionsNeil pic

Neil began his career in TV Production with ITN News Division and has worked in many of the worlds hot spots. Neil’s first documentary – RTE “I’m Beside Myself -Too Young to be depressed” in 1995.  In 1997 – Director of Ops at CFTV and in 2000, Establishes PHTV (Patient Healthcare TV) In 2001 –  produces “A Tale of Two Wexfords”, exploring the historical ties between Co. Wexford and the USA. This year Neil produced the first infomercial for ‘The Christina Noble Children’s Foundation – Mongolia’. A documentary by Neil “An Irish Heart in Europe” receives award & Acclaim from Bulgarian Government – 2007.  In 2012 – 2014 – Begins filming “The Story of … “series, starting with Chocolate – RTE.  Neil also produced a documentary for The Deaf Olympics in Sofia, Bulgaria and in 2014 “Cotton On” – Public Broadcast segments – TV3 – promoting Fairtrade.  2014 sees Neil back in his beloved Wexford as Presenter & Producer –Magazine prog – “County Matters”,” The Story of…” strand continues with –Irish Craft Beer –and, “The Story of Coffee – from crop to cup” 2016-RTE.  Neil’s love for Wexford has now found him part of SETV.IE

Roisin Williams: Media Manager and Presenter

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Róisín Williams was the Feature Editor for Ballyfermot College newspaper ‘Informer’ in when she attended and completed a Higher National Diploma in Print Journalism.  She also holds a Certificate in Public Relations and Journalism and currently completing a Degree in Social Science.  She was a freelance journalist for Sunday World publication for three years.  Róisín worked as a manager and carried out promotional work for Boylesports.  She is a Jazz & blues fan and won a medal for her singing in Los Angeles representing her country.  Róisín believes, Variety is the spice of life and lives by the motto ‘Carpe Diem’.

 

Emma Morris:  Production Manager

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Emma is an IADT graduate with a BA in English, Media and Cultural Studies.  Emma collaborated frequently with the college newspaper, the student union with event organisation and project management.  Also lending a hand with numerous films and shorts that were shot on campus. Since graduating, Emma has focused on working her way up in the world of film and television, working as a journalist, editor, actress, extra, assistant director, and production manager.  Emma was a runner for a prominent post-production company based in Dublin. In her free time, Emma pursues her interest in this area, further researching and studying editing techniques and VFX skills. She has a slight coffee addiction, watching terrible horror movies and is obsessed with rugby.

 

Ronan Kavanagh: Graphic Designer and Cinematographerronan

Ronan studied Graphic Design at W.I.T Waterford he has worked as a Graphic Design and Cinematographer for six years. He is owner and creator of Flexomedia.  Ronan has work for various production companies; Redbull, Monster Energy, Sky HD and RTE, including the film sets of Starwars, VikingsMoone Boy.  In his spare time Ronan loves dirt bike racing around Ireland.

 

Jamie T. Murphy:  Reviewer and Columnist  IMG_0718

Jamie has a degree in Film and Television Studies, graduating with a First Class Honours in 2008 from Aberystwyth Univeristy, Wales. During his university time, he acted, directed and produced many short films. When he came back to the South East, Jamie performed with Ferns Dramatic Society and stage managed pantomimes in Ferns and New Ross as well as the local Musical Society. As a founding member of Enniscorthy Drama Group, Jamie has been both actor and director in numerous productions. And has also performed in such venues as Smock Alley Theater and with numerous drama groups. Jamie has contributed to various online publications about topics such as Film, TV, Music and professional wrestling. Locally, Jamie has contributed to Slaney News and is absolutely ecstatic to be joining SETV.IE. Follow Jamie on Facebook, Jamie T Murphy and on Twitter @ThePanch

Zena O’Brien: Media Associate and videographer zena pic 2

Zena is a singer/songwriter and social media activist from Enniscorthy.  Currently Zena is attending Gorey School of Art for documentary film Making and Photography Zena supported Ryan Sheridan on his number 1 selling album tour.  She is currently writing her own EP and her original songs went viral on her.ie numerous times.  Zena was also a semi-finalist in the Le Chrunch song contest.  She is also an event manager for local venues, organising gigs for South East artists.  Zena is a regular Vlogger and her latest project with her wife Louise to achieve ‘Two Girls, One Vlog’ on a 8 week fitness programme.  Zena strongly believes LGBT rights and in supporting one another’s dreams, encouraging and complimenting one another’s achievements.

 

Michael Benson: Videographer

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Michael has worked in a broad range of visual media and film/video production. He has supplied material to RTE Nationwide as well as Irish TV.  Michael, who set up BenPix films has worked in front of a camera as a contributor for programmes recorded by both The Travel Channel/Discovery, National Geographic and RTE.  He is currently working on an independent film in Wexford. Michael has produced material for Wexford County Council, Wicklow County Council, Bord Bia, Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Week, The 1798 Vinegar Hill Battle re-enactment in association with Enniscorthy Castle and The National 1798 Rebellion Centre as well as numerous music videos for various artists.  He has an Hons degree background in Social Science from UCC.  In addition to his camera work Michael is also a published author with ‘The History Press’ and has being a guest speaker on radio shows in Ireland, the UK and America for his knowledge of local ghost stories and research into the paranormal.

 

 

Sinead Monaghan: PR Consultant and Presenter

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Sinead is the founder of Lighthouse PR & Media – a company dedicated to providing Public Relations and Social Media Management to SMEs located across the island of Ireland.  She has worked with a variety of international clients, including Opel. Mattel and Sally Hansen.  Before she launched her career into PR, Sinead was one of Ireland’s first Plus Size Models and was represented by Assets Modelling Agency, often appearing on TV3 and RTE.  Sinead turned her hand at Radio Presenting and since then has never looked back.  You could often hear her chiming away on Southeast Radio.   She also presented various Radio Programs across a number of Online Radio Stations, including Rock Radio.

Martin Kennedy:  Videographer and Sound Engineer

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Martin has worked previously with online video hosts MUZU.TV and Tattoo.tv. Working as a freelancer his clients have included AON, ECO-UNESCO, Take the Floor 2013, International House Dublin and Knockanstockan Music Festival, among others.
Martin studied media at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Pulse Recording College and is currently furthering his skills with a Bachelor Degree in Creative Digital Media at IT Tallaght.

Lisa Haskins: Presenter

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Lisa Haskins is the Founder and Editor of Women’s Sports Journal (WSJ)  Lisa is the first woman to create a website in Ireland that focuses solely on women’s athletics using media management and print journalism skills she developed in Ballyfermot College, Dublin. Lisa was nominated for a National Student Media Award and was also nominated in the Blog Awards Ireland for Best Sports Blog and Best Newcomer for Women’s Sports Journal; launched in January this year. Graduating from college this year Lisa obtained a 2.1 Honours Degree in Media Production Management from Dublin City University (DCU). Many of her articles have been printed in local and national papers and her dream goal is to have a career based around her obsession with traveling and adventure.

Mark O’Connor: Videogapher

Mark is a freelance photographer and videographer, currently in his finalmark o conner year of studying Creative Digital Media, a Bachelor of Honours Degree in IT Tallaght, and intends to further his studies.  Mark has worked on a number of projects behind the camera such as live music video recordings of a number of bands in Fibber MaGees Metal Bar, as well as cinematographer and camera operator on various short films and college projects.  Mark is also well versed in 2D and 3D animation and currently working on his own science fiction short film, “Dark Moon”, which will mix both live action and CGI.  Mark is also a co-founder of an up and coming student film production group, Anagram Films.  In 2012 Mark was a runner up in the Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the Year  Awards with his photograph entitled “Hoodie”. ”