After a brief go at drama school and a stint working in fashion in her early twenties, Gemma Cairney is now a BBC broadcaster, magpie, and life enthusiast who has won awards for making documentaries on subjects such as young people in violent relationships. She presents The Surgery Show on BBC Radio 1 and co-produced and presented internet entertainment show, The Fox Problem. Gemma has presented shows and one offs for BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 4 Extra, 6Music and BBC World Service. She is also founder of boutique production company - Boom Shakalaka Productions. She likes to write, explore the planet, trek mountains and DJ garage classics.
Gemma Cairney's guide to getting over a broken heart, an exclusive extract from her new book, Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be.
Gemma Cairney's guide to budgeting and saving for young people, from her new book Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be.
BIGGEST BOOK SHOW ON EARTH: TEEN EDITION "
"World Book Day is 20 years old in 2017, and we are celebrating with an extravaganza of a day on Thursday 2nd March 2017. As part of the Biggest...
5x15 and The Pool: On Anxiety "
"With Gemma Cairney, Estée Lalonde (Bloom), Susie Orbach (Fat is a Feminist Issue) & Sam Baker (The Pool)
POW! Thanet Presents: Gemma Cairney and Friends "
"Television and radio personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney is joined by four brilliant women - three are published...
Gems Jams SPECIAL EDITION "
"To coincide with the launch of Radio 1s Gemma Cairney's first book and as part of POW! Thanet, we are hosting an ALL AGES mash up of live music by young...
OPEN: A Toolkit with Gemma Cairney "
"Inspired by WOW, Southbank Centre Artist in Residence, TV and radio personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney presents her book, OPEN: A...
WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT? "
"Panel Discussion: Radio 1s Gemma Cairney, stand-up comedian and poet Kate Fox and leader of burlesque dance group The Ruby Reds Lorraine Courtney, discuss body...
An Evening with Gemma Cairney "
"As a young peoples ambassador, journalist and BBC Radio One's resident Agony Aunt on The Surgery, Gemma Cairney has distilled a range of advice on all the big...
OPEN: Gemma Cairney talks to Laura Dockrill "
"Kick off your weekend in style with television and radio personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney as she opens up to writer...
Ctrl Alt Delete Podcast: Emma Gannon In Conversation with Gemma Cairney "
"Emma Gannon is joined by award-winning BBC broadcaster and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney for a special OPEN edition...
Gemma Cairney OPEN: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be "
"BBC Radio 1 presenter, TV personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney OPEN's up to talk about how magic...
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