John McDaid

John is Creative Director of Dog Ears, a children’s media company based in Derry. With over 20 years experience in media and design, John produced two seasons of Puffin Rock the globally successful pre-school show, and is producer on the new Puffin Rock feature film. John is also creator and co-director of “Saturday Club”, the number one show on Hopster, the award winning kids streaming platform.

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