Matt Deegan

Creative Director, Folder Media, UK

Matt started his career at the Radio Academy, before bidding for FM and digital licences for GWR and then leading strategic projects at Classic FM and Capital FM.

He went on to co-found Folder Media and Fun Kids. Folder created and runs the MuxCo network of DAB multiplexes as well as managing networks on behalf of Wireless and Nation. Folder also makes content – it devised and produced the Love Island podcast for ITV as well as programmes for Radio 1, BBC Sounds, 1Xtra, Radio 2 and Radio 4. Matt is the Executive Producer of Worst Dates for BBC Sounds and Nappy Days for MTV.

Matt’s also responsible for leading the team behinds children’s media brand Fun Kids, spanning a national DAB radio station, podcast network, website and YouTube channels.

Outside of the day-job, Matt co-founded the British Podcast Awards and event company Podcast Live.