Lorraine Keane is an IFTA-nominated broadcaster and journalist.
Best known for her work over the last decade as entertainment correspondent for TV3, she stepped down as anchor for Ireland’s most popular fashion and celebrity lifestyle show Xpose, after two years at the helm. During her time at TV3, Lorraine conducted interviews and reported from the most high profile entertainment events around the world including The Oscars, MTV Awards, The BAFTA’s and the Cannes Film Festival. She has also covered The Oscars for Sky TV in London and completed a series with UTV Ireland ‘Access with Lorraine Keane’.
Lorraine is an ambassador and volunteer with Irish and International charities Make and Wish Foundation, Breast Cancer Ireland, Crumlin Children’s Hospital and Oxfam Ireland.
In 2018 Lorraine set up Fashion Relief the now annual nationwide fundraising initiative that helps families living in extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. She travels to the developing world with Oxfam to distribute the funds raised every year.
As an experienced “Master of Ceremonies” she is a regular host of high profile events/awards ceremonies across the country.
Lorraine is from Dublin and joined the TV3 News team from her position as Manager of AA Roadwatch, where she had worked for the previous seven years, broadcasting live on RTE Radio 1 and 2FM every day. During that time Lorraine also presented various independent television productions for RTE, including Live at 3, Start Me Up, Drive and RPM Motorsport, among others.
Lorraine studied Broadcasting and Journalism at Ballyfermot Senior College and holds a City & Guilds in Public Administration and Current Affairs and H Dip in Public Relations from The Public Relations Institute of Ireland.
She is a regular judge at the Best Dressed competitions at the Dublin Horseshow, the Galway Races and Dubai Derby Day at The Curragh Racecourse.