Masters returns to SBS

24 July, 2014 by Don Groves

Sue Masters has re-joined SBS as the executive producer of drama.

Masters reports to Alison Sharman, who was named head of commissioning for SBS One and SBS 2 last year.


Her appointment follows the retirement of Caterina de Nave as EP of drama and comedy, TV and online.

“Sue will be a fantastic addition to the team and we are very much looking forward to having her on board to continue progressing our drama slate,” SBS Head of TV Tony Iffland told IF.

“Sue has an outstanding track record in Australian drama production, which our SBS audience will soon come to appreciate.”

SBS has not announced a new local drama this year but a spokeswoman said, "We have several in development at the moment and hope to make a key announcement for 2015 very soon."

Masters was appointed supervising executive producer for comedy and drama for SBS in 2008. In 2010 she was the EP on The Circuit series 2, and later joined The Media Garage as director, development and production.

She was head of drama at Network Ten for nine years after spending 17 years at the ABC. Her credits as producer or EP include the Australian dramas Brides of Christ, The Secret Life of Us, Wildside, SeaChange and Something in the Air.

Most recently she executive produced Serangoon Road, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and The Secret River for the ABC.