Celene Craig is Deputy Chief Executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), since its establishment in 2009, in addition to having worked with its predecessors the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland (BCI) and the Independent Radio and Television Commission (IRTC).
A significant dimension of her work in the BAI has been her responsibilities for the formulation and review of a wide range of broadcasting-related policies and for advising on the implementation of legislative and policy changes in the audiovisual field at national and European levels. Most recently, she has led the development of the BAI’s Policy Position on the Implementation of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive and on the Regulation of Harmful Content on Online Platforms.
She has responsibility for regulatory oversight of public funding for the Irish public service broadcasters, RTÉ and TG4, and has acted at various times on the BAI’s statutory Committees for Contract Awards and Compliance.
From 2015 to May 2019 she was Chairperson of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) and is an active participant in European fora, such as ERGA, on audiovisual legislative and regulatory matters.