Susie Jones joined SBS as Commissioning Editor of Documentaries within the television and online content division in 2016.
Susie brings extensive experience to SBS and most recently oversaw the development of productions for all networks at Matchbox Pictures, including SBS commission Date My Race. Prior to this, Susie 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, including the 2010 AFI-nominated documentary feature Rudely Interrupted (ABC), Undercover Boss (Network Ten), Myf Warhurst’s Nice (ABC) and The Secret Millionaire (Nine Network).
Susie will be co-hosting a Roundtable with Joseph Maxwell at this year’s SCREEN FOREVER Conference, representing SBS Documentaries.
Ready, Steady, Pitch!
Joseph and Susie will be taking pitches for hour long documentaries – singles or series, in the areas of History, Science, Contemporary and Indigenous documentaries.
Please be aware that SBS does not commission natural history, travel or lifestyle docs.
Commissioning Editor, Documentaries
Local and international Development Executives, Commissioning Editors, Programmers and Controllers will provide insight into their schedules, outline their own production priorities and explain how Australian producers can best work with them. Find out at Meet The Buyer what content Network Executives are seeking and why, what audiences they’re trying to attract, and how they prefer to […]