Nessa McGann is an experienced radio programmer, with over 20 years’ experience in senior management in Ireland and abroad. She started her career in RTÉ Cork as a news reader, reporter and features journalist and was station manager in Wired FM, Limerick for 7 years. Recruited as part of the start-up of the regional youth station SPIN South West in 2007, she worked as Programme Director, Station manager and Content Director until 2020. Under her management the station won numerous programming awards, achieved consistently high JNLRs for the target demographic and she was responsible for huge recruitment of new talent to the industry. In 2020 she founded McGann Media and works as a radio and programme consultant and project manager for Irish and international radio and audio businesses. She is currently a member of the programme and core team for Radiodays Europe, the largest conference on radio, audio and podcasting in the world and in 2023 was made Programme Director for Radiodays Asia, the premier Asian conference for the radio, audio and podcasting industry, which is held in Kuala Lumper every year.