Susie Jones.

Susie Jones is headed to SBS as the broadcaster's new commissioning editor for documentaries within the television and online content division.

Jones joins SBS from Matchbox Pictures where she is currently factual entertainment development executive.

She will work with SBS’s non-scripted team, which includes documentaries and is responsible for shows such as First Contact, Go Back To Where You Came From and DNA Nation

Jones has most recently overseen the development of productions for all networks at Matchbox Pictures, including SBS commission Date My Race.

Prior to that, she spent over ten years as a freelance producer for a range of content across SBS, ABC, Network Ten, Nine Network, Seven Network and the Discovery Channel. Her credits include the 2010 AFI-nominated documentary feature Rudely Interrupted (ABC), Undercover Boss (Network Ten), Myf Warhurst's Nice (ABC) and The Secret Millionaire (Nine Network).
SBS director of TV and online content Marshall Heald said he was delighted to welcome Jones to SBS.

"Susie’s strong track record in factual content production will be a great addition to SBS’s non-scripted team as we continue to tell innovative and ground-breaking stories that reflect our diverse world,” he said.

Jones said: “SBS leads the way with distinctive documentaries, providing new perspectives that explore multicultural Australia. I am thrilled to be joining such a unique network and look forward to bringing more exciting and thought-provoking content to Australian audiences.”
Jones will commence her role on September 12 and will report to head of documentaries Joseph Maxwell.


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  1. Dear Miss Jones,
    I am writing to you about a television series I wish to make. A bold statement as the industry is very complex. The series is on wooden boats, there making, use, history and the characters which go with them. There are many aspects of wooden boats, record breakers, commuters, luxury vessels, P.T. Boats, Americas cup boats Etc. I have made a sizzle to introduce you to the aspect of the series. As you will be in Melbourne for screen Forever it would be a chance for you to look at the global concept. I will not be able to attend screen Forever but can make a time for us to meet if you are interested in the global concept.


    Andrew Barnett

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