The Team


Zoe Comyns (photo by Barry Cronin)

Zoë Comyns

Zoë is an award winning Independent Radio Producer working across live radio, documentary and drama. She is currently working on programmes for BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service and RTÉ Lyric FM.

She and New Normal Culture and have nominated/won 20+ awards for audio work. Over the past decade she has produced numerous documentaries for radio including ‘Art from the Anthropocene’ for BBC World Service (2019), Counting Down on the 2018 8th Amendment Referendum for BBC WS,  Seen From a Distance for RTÉ Radio 1 (Ake Blomstrom Award –  International Features Conference 2013 and Best Narration – New York Festivals 2013). 

Zoë’s dramas include Owing to the Failure Of for Dublin International Fringe Festival 2018 (nominated for Best Design), Flights of Fancy starring Alan Stanford and Frank Kelly (New York Festivals Best Writing Award 2012) and Another Blooming Day starring Ruth McCabe (PPI Award for Best Drama in 2009) and Potbelly starring Dawn Bradfield and Enda Oates for Old Testament, New Tales on RTE Radio 1.

Zoë has reported for The History Show and written for The Living Word on RTE Radio 1 and was the Series Producer for The Book Show,  Inside Culture and The Book on One for RTÉ 1  between 2013-2018 and Culture Shock for Newstalk from 2006-2010. She’s worked as Associate Lecturer in DCU for 3 years and prior to radio she worked in television. Zoë’s fiction and non-fiction has been published in Gorse journal, The Lifted Brow and won the 2018 Los Gatos Irish Arts and Writers Festival Short Story Competition 2018. 




Regan Hutchins (photo by Annie Atkins)

Regan Hutchins is an Independent Radio Producer who also works with New Normal Culture on The Book Show and The Book on One. In the past he has reported for numerous radio shows across RTE and makes feature length documentaries and short features.