Eleanor McDowall has been working as a radio producer since
2008 and has been a staff producer at Falling Tree Productions since 2009. Her programmes
have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3, KCRW and the BBC World
Service; including production credits on the strands The Reunion and Something Understood.
She has produced, amongst other things, a documentary about the influence of
post-war Vienna on Graham Greene in, Vienna and the Shadow of The
Third Man, a programme about how artists are re-imagining the city
of Detroit in, Unbuilding Detroit,
a documentary about the rise of roller derby in the UK, Roller Girls
and most recently a BBC Radio 4 series showcasing short documentaries from
around the world, Short Cuts.
In 2008, she received the silver award for Best
Scripted Programming at the National Student Radio Awards and in 2011 she
received a Silver Sony Award for Best News Special as the co-producer on The Reunion: Hurricane Katrina.