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Arwen O'Connor


Arwen O’Connor, co-founder of production house Ruckus Media, wanted to get into TV from an early age. After turning her hand to a myriad of behind the scenes roles – runner, caterer and wardrobe assistant – the lightbulb moment came when she was offered a job as production manager on Ice TV. Production has been a perfect fit, as O'Connor carves out a successful career as a factual/documentary producer.

The first work experience I had, I spent the day with a commercials producer, and it was just so exciting because they did 75 different things in the day — and I went ‘Gosh, you’d never get bored doing this!' Arwen O'Connor