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JENNIFER COLLINS

Fremantle Australia

Jennifer is one of Australia’s leading television executives with a career spanning 25 years. She commenced as Director of Content at Fremantle in October 2018 , a role which will see her responsible for both scripted and unscripted development and production slates and for creating a consolidated strategy across genres.

In her role as Head of Non-Fiction at Screentime, she oversaw a slate of programs that included Stop Laughing…this is serious, Flying Miners, Outback ER, Felicity’s Mental Mission, How Not To Behave, RBT and Village Vets.

Formerly at ABC TV she was responsible for hundreds of hours of TV and multiplatform content. As Head of Entertainment she oversaw a huge slate of highly acclaimed and successful shows including Dirty Laundry Live,  Adam Hills Tonight, The Chaser Decides, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery, The Agony of Life, Gruen PlanetThe Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife-fighting, Tractor Monkeys and Kitchen Cabinet.  She commissioned the Digital Emmy award winning series #7 Days Later and set up the online comedy initiative Fresh Blood.

As ABC TV’s Head of Factual she was responsible for the development and commissioning of an impressive slate of documentaries as well as factual entertainment series including Poh’s Kitchen, Who’s Been Sleeping in My House, Dream Build and The Checkout.

Roundtables

Jennifer is hosting a Roundtable on “Contenting making at Fremantle”.

JENNIFER COLLINS

Director of Content