Libbie Doherty is a passionate advocate for Children’s content and brings a wealth of experience from the animation and live action worlds to the position of Commissioning Editor. Libbie is focused on nurturing new Australian talent, reflecting Australian kids’ lives and creating pathways for Australian kids’ content to cut through into the international market.
Libbie is responsible for developing and executive producing commissioned content for the ABC’s dedicated children’s channels, ABCME and ABC KIDS, as well as children’s production for ABC TV’s co-commissions. Recent commissions include: Nowhere Boys Season 3, My Year 12 Life, Mustangs FC, Justine Clarke’s Ta Da, Stand and Deliver, anda season of films forthe #GirlsChangeTheWorld initiative.
Prior to joining the ABC Libbie worked as a producer and director of development with renowned Australian production companies including Cheeky Little Media, Sticky Pictures, Blink Films and Hackett Films as well as being Production Executive at Screen NSW. She also spent 10 years in London at the BBC, Razorfish, Sky Television and NBC Europe in various producing roles.
Head of Children's Content