THE STORY LAB
Josh Butt is a multi-award winning producer of television, commercials, comedy and audio with over 20 years experience. In June 2017, Josh began a new role with Dentsu Aegis Network’s, The Story Lab, as Head of Program Formats and Development, focusing on bringing global and local television formats to networks and brands in Australia. Prior to his role with The Story Lab, Josh was head of production at Mediacom Beyond Advertising, leading production of brand funded TV shows (Air Rescue, Firies, Storm Season), TVCs and commercial films for brands including: Westpac, Duracell, NRMA Insurance, EA, Foxtel, Transport NSW, Qld Health, Princess Cruises and more. He’s previously produced a podcast for Nova FM called Modern Babies, worked at ABC, Fairfax, Triple M, taught 2nd year Film Producing, regularly performs voiceovers and spent 4 years as a stand up/sketch comic. Josh studied at the Victorian College of the Arts and Monash University and is also a judge of the Cast Away Podcast awards.
Josh’s role at The Story Lab is to produce global formats of TSL shows with networks, create/develop/finance new formats with local production companies and drama projects to distribute globally via the Story Lab network. Josh is also responsible for brand funded programming (AFP) within The Story Lab.