Stephanie Comey

Stephanie Comey is a Senior Manager with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). She has responsibility for a number of broadcasting policy areas including Diversity, Media Literacy and Sectoral Development. She participated in the drafting of the Council of Europe Recommendation on Gender Equality in the Audiovisual Sector published in December 2017. This led to the development of the BAI Gender Action Plan launched in April 2018, which aims to increase the number of women both on- and off-air in the Irish audiovisual sector. She was a member of the Working Group on gender equality for the European Regulators’ Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) and has worked with the Council of Europe, the European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Commission on issues of gender equality in the media.

She holds degrees in law and English from the University of Le Havre, an MA with the University of Westminster and an MSocSci with the University of Leicester.

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