Head of Development
With more than 20 years’ experience in media, Aisling has worked in a wide variety of genres including live TV, children’s, comedy, reality and popular factual. Trained as a features journalist on The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph, she wrote 10 children’s books (including 8 Thunderbirds stories) - before moving into TV current affairs and then onto The Big Breakfast, where she launched the careers of the Irish puppets Zig and Zag. She was also part of the Planet 24 development team that put together the original treatment for Survivor.
After 10 years working in corporate entertainment and branded content for British Airways, Aisling returned to broadcast TV to produce the 3 initial series of The Only Way is Essex, and then began a successful career working as a development producer with a number of companies, including Optomen, Objective, Waddell Media, Channel 5 and BBC.
Aisling started working as Head of Development at One Tribe TV in 2017 and has been involved in a number of documentaries commissioned by major broadcasters - including The Truth About Antibiotics for BBC1, Inside the Bomb Squad for Channel 4 and Dirty Vegan for BBC Wales.