Eamonn Matthews is Managing Director and CEO of Quicksilver Media.
Recent awards as an Executive Producer include a Robert F Kennedy Journalism Award for Iraq Uncovered (PBS Frontline/C4), a 2016 BAFTA and Emmy for Outbreak:The Truth about Ebola (PBS/Frontline/BBC), and a 2016 duPont award for coverage of the ebola outbreak. Other awards include a 2015 Emmy for The Battle For Ukraine (PBS/Frontline), 2014 Emmy, BAFTA, RTS, Grierson and Broadcast awards for Syria: Across the Lines (C4/PBS/Frontline), a 2013 Emmy and RTS award for Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown (PBS/Frontline/BBC), an Emmy in 2012 for Undercover Syria (PBS/Frontline/C4), another 2012 Emmy for his work as Executive Producer on The Battle for Syria (PBS/Frontline),and a Grierson award in 2011 for Secret Iraq (BBC). In 2010 he won a BAFTA for his work as Executive Producer on the Emmy-nominated documentary Terror in Mumbai (C4/HBO: A model of the genre, with a combination of clarity and breathless pace reminiscent …of a Paul Greengrass ‘Bourne’ movie" The New York Times).
As Executive Producer of ‘The Death Squads’ (C4/CNN International) he was part of the team that won the 2007 RTS International Current Affairs Award ("...remarkable..." The Daily Telegraph)
In 2006 he won a BAFTA for his role as Executive Producer of ‘Beslan' (C4/WNET/NHK)
(‘incredibly powerful and beautifully constructed…impeccable levels of editorial judgement’ The Observer).
As Series Producer, and then as Executive Producer, he has helped grow the foreign affairs series Unreported World into one of Channel 4’s most acclaimed strands.(‘One of the handful of programmes that act as a bulwark against the crushing idiocy of television…’ The Times).