IE AlumnI

Áine Kerr

Áine Kerr is a serial risk taker and trailblazer with more than 10 years’ experience in the specialist cross-over space between journalism and technology. Co-founder and COO of technology start-up Kinzen, she is a former Global Head of Journalism Partners at Facebook in New York, former Managing Editor at social media news agency Storyful, and a former political correspondent with Irish newspapers. She is a former member of the European Council’s committee of experts on quality journalism in the digital age and advisor to the Institute for Future of Media and Journalism (Fujo). She is a board member with Gaisce; the President of Ireland's Award earned by young people Áine is a Fellow of the Sulzberger Leadership Program in Columbia University, NYC and has a Masters in Journalism (MAJ) and Bachelor of Education (B’Ed) with Dublin City University [DCU]. Áine is also a qualified and accredited Executive Coach and is the host of Reignite on RTÉ Radio One. She has been recognised with an Alumni Award by DCU and awarded Woman of the Year in Media at the annual Irish Tatler awards.

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