Nadine O’Regan is Books and Arts Editor with the Sunday Business Post and a columnist and a feature writer with the same newspaper. She is also a voiceover artist, TV contributor and award-winning broadcaster. Nadine has won two Irish Radio Awards, in the category of specialist music, for her programme Songs in the Key of Life, which ran on Dublin station TXFM from 2014 to 2016, before transferring to Today FM, where it aired from 2016 to July 2018. Hear snippets from the show here.
Before joining the Sunday Business Post, Nadine worked as a freelance journalist. Her articles have appeared in publications including Spin magazine (US), The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Hot Press, Magill, The Observer and The Guardian. In 2017, Nadine won an award at the National Journalism Awards, in the category of best show business story, for a revelatory interview she did with director Neil Jordan.
In television, Nadine served as a reporter for The Works, a late-night arts show on RTE 1 television, from 2012-2014. She was also a frequent contributor to The View on RTE 1 television for several years. She has worked as a guest presenter/contributor on a number of other programmes (see here). Nadine also presented the arts show The Kiosk on Dublin station Phantom 105.2 from 2006-2013 and The Breakfast Club on Phantom from 2013-2014.
Nadine regularly hosts public events — she has chaired events on behalf of Dalkey Books Festival, the Literary Tent in Mindfield at Electric Picnic, Festival of Politics, and the dLR Library Voices series in Dun Laoghaire. She teaches occasional courses in arts journalism at the Irish Writers Centre and she has served as a guest lecturer in journalism at the Dublin Business School.
In between her hurtles towards various deadlines, she loves going to gigs, hanging out with friends and reading enormous amounts of fiction. She has an M.Phil. in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin and a first-class honours degree in English and Philosophy from University College Cork.