Vacancy on the BAI Board advertised on Stateboards.ie

The Public Appointments Service has recently advertised a vacancy on the Board of the BAI.   The closing date for the submission of expressions of interest, via the stateboards.ie website, is Friday 15th December. Further information is available here. Applications are now closed.

Call for tenders: Public Relations, Public Affairs and Media Relations Consultancy services

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) wishes to award a contract for the provision of Public Relations, Public Affairs and Media Relations Consultancy services to support the achievement of the strategic objectives as outlined in the draft Strategy Statement 2017-2019. A Call for Tenders has been placed on Etenders.gov.ie and the closing date for submissions is Thursday, 9th … Continued

Vacancies on the BAI Board, Contract Awards Committee and Compliance Committee are advertised on stateboards.ie

The Public Appointments Service has recently advertised vacancies on the Board, Contract Awards Committee and Compliance Committee of the BAI.  There is currently one vacancy on the Board and one on the Contract Awards Committee, while two vacancies are to be filled on the Compliance Committee, including the position of Chair.  The closing date for … Continued

BAI Annual Report 2015 Published

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Annual Report 2015 is now available. Using the themes contained in the BAI’s Strategy Statement 2014-2016 as a framework, the report details the organisation’s activities and the progress made in implementing its work plan in 2015.  Cognisant of the evolving media landscape, the interests of the viewing and listening public … Continued

Call for tenders: Audio-visual media production services

The BAI wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of audio-visual media production services to the BAI. A Call for Tenders has been placed on Etenders.gov.ie and the closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 28th September at 12 noon. ENDS

Call for Tenders: Cloud Computing Solution

The BAI wishes to award a contract for the design, and implementation of a cloud computing solution. The contract will be on the basis of (a) the migration of services and (b) on-going service management for a period of three years with an option to extend by a further year. Further information is available in … Continued

Mr. Rob Morrison

  The Compliance Committee of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) issued a Statement on 22nd November 2012. That Statement referred to a report published by RTÉ and was concerned with issues arising in connection with the Frontline Presidential Debate, broadcast on 24th of October 2011.  That report was co-authored by Mr. Rob Morrison and … Continued

BAI Deputy CEO Appointed Vice-Chair of European Regulatory Platform

The Deputy Chief Executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), Ms. Celene Craig, will today (9th October) take on her official duties as Vice-Chairperson of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) at the group’s 40th meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia.  EPRA is a platform of 52 regulatory authorities across Europe which provides a forum … Continued

BAI Website: Call for tenders

A Joint Invitation to Tender has been issued by The Commission for Communications Regulation and The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). The BAI invites tenders from suitably qualified service providers to advise and deliver on the provision of the BAI website www.bai.ie together with on-going web hosting, website design, product support, and continuous service optimisation. … Continued

BAI Launches Strategy Statement 2014-2016

“The listening and viewing public have been at the core of the concerns of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) since its inception and the audience will remain key stakeholders for the Authority in the years to come”.   That’s according to Bob Collins, Chairperson of the BAI, speaking at the launch today (24.02.14) of the … Continued

Statement on the Resignation of John Waters from BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has, today (23.01.14), confirmed receipt of a notification from the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, of the resignation of Mr. John Waters from the Authority.  Mr Waters was appointed to the Authority by the Government in September 2009. Since his appointment, he has served as … Continued

BAI Reports Year of Significant Achievement in 2013

In a statement reviewing the work of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) during 2013, the Chief Executive, Michael O’Keeffe, described it as a busy year and one of significant achievement for the Authority. “2013 was the final year covered by the BAI’s first strategy document and many projects were drawn to a successful conclusion.  … Continued

BAI Christmas and New Year operating times

The BAI will operate the following office hours over the Christmas/New Year period. Monday 23rd December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday 25th December (Christmas Day) Office Closed Thursday 26th December (St. Stephen’s Day) Office Closed Friday 27th December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday 30th December … Continued

BAI Strategy 2014-2016 Consultation: Reminder

The public has until 5pm tomorrow (Tuesday, 22nd October) to submit views on how they want the Irish broadcasting sector to be shaped over the next three years. Since August, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has been accepting submissions from the public on a new strategy which will cover the period 2014 to 2016. … Continued

BAI reminds public about approaching deadline for Submissions on its Strategy

The public have just two weeks left to submit their views on how they want the Irish broadcasting sector to be shaped over the next three years. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is currently accepting submissions from the public on a new strategy which will cover the period 2014 to 2016.  A draft strategy … Continued

Watch the BAI Strategy Consultation Launch

The Consultation launch event was held on 27th August at 11:30am. You can view a video of the event at the link below: http://clients.dv4.com/BaiLive/  

BAI launches public consultation on Strategy 2014-2016

Relevant Irish content for Irish audiences must have a central place in any view of the future of broadcasting.  That’s according to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), which today (27th August) launched a public consultation on its strategy for the next three years. Speaking at the launch, Bob Collins, Chairperson of the BAI, said: … Continued

BAI Publishes Recommendations on Future Funding For Public Service Broadcasting

 The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has, today (18th July), published its recommendations in respect of the required levels of funding for the public service broadcasters (PSBs), TG4 and RTÉ, over the next five years. Under section 124(8) of the Broadcasting Act, 2009, the BAI is required, on a five-yearly basis, to conduct a review of … Continued

BAI responds to Government announcement on five-year review of funding for Public Service Broadcasting

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has welcomed the Government’s response to the BAI’s five year review of funding for public service broadcasters, and the associated recommendations made by the Authority. Under Section 124(8) of the Broadcasting Act 2009, the BAI is required to undertake a five-yearly review of the adequacy of public funding to … Continued

BAI attends at meeting of Oireachtas Committee of Public Accounts

Members of the Executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland attended before the Oireachtas Committe of  Public Accounts to discuss the BAI Annual Report and Accounts 2011 and the Comptroller and Auditor General Report on the Broadcasting Funding Scheme. BAI Annual Report and Accounts 2011 The press release issued by the Public Accounts Committee ahead … Continued

Christmas and New year arrangements

The BAI will operate the following office hours over the Christmas/New Year period. Monday 24th December Office Closed Tuesday 25th December Office Closed Wednesday 26th December Office Closed Thursday 27th December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Friday 28th December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday 31st December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Tuesday 1st January … Continued

BAI publishes Statement of Findings and Report of Investigating Officer

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today, 4th May 2012, issued a Statement of Findings and the Report of the Investigator on an investigation pursuant to Section 53 of the Broadcasting Act 2009 Download the: BAI Statement of Findings Download the: Report of the Investigating Officer

BAI publishes Ownership and Control Policy (2012)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) today, 26th April 2012, published the BAI Ownership and Control Policy (2012). This replaces the current policy which was operational from 2010. The policy has been updated to reflect the legislative provisions contained in the Broadcasting Act 2009 (“the 2009 Act”) and the contents of the BAI Strategy Statement … Continued

BAI publishes Statement as required by Section 32(4) of the Broadcasting Act 2009

The Authority and its statutory committees are required under Section 32(4) of the Broadcasting Act 2009 to publish a statement setting out how the BAI proposes, during the period for which the statement is made, to ensure that regulation by the Authority and the statutory committees does not involve the imposition or maintenance of unnecessary … Continued

BAI launches Public Consultation on the Draft Broadcasting Services Strategy

The Broadcasting Authority Ireland (BAI) has today, 31st August 2011, published the Draft BAI Broadcasting Services Strategy for public consultation. This draft Strategy outlines the Authority’s proposed approach to the licensing of broadcasting services that are additional to those currently provided by RTÉ and TG4. It also presents the BAI’s vision regarding the optimum mix … Continued

New Broadcasting Complaints Process Introduced

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today (4th May) introduced changes to the manner in which the public can make complaints about Irish radio and television programmes. From today, all complaints about programming and commercial communications (including advertising, sponsorship and product placement) should be directed in the first instance to the relevant broadcaster. These … Continued

BAI Publishes Right of Reply Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today (3rd May) published the BAI Right of Reply Scheme. The Scheme, which comes into effect from 4th May, will provide for the broadcast of a Right of Reply Statement that will facilitate the correction of incorrect information which has been broadcast and which has resulted in a … Continued

BAI Strategy Statement 2011-2013 Published

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today (February 18th) published its first Strategy Statement which sets out the organisation’s mission and values as well as its vision for the broadcasting sector for the period 2011-2013. The Statement captures the focus of the work of the BAI in seven over-arching strategic themes. Eight strategic (high … Continued