Head of Factual and Culture, Entertainment and Specialist
Jennifer is one of Australia’s leading television executives with a career spanning 29 years. She commenced as Director of Content at Fremantle in October 2018, with responsibility for both scripted and unscripted development and production slates.
5 years in her role as Head of Non-Fiction at Screentime, she oversaw a slate of programs that included The Secret Life of 4 year olds, Stop Laughing...this is serious, Todd Sampson’s Life on the Line, Testing Teachers, Making Child Prodigies, Date Night, Eat Well for Less, Flying Miners, Outback ER, Felicity’s Mental Mission, How Not To Behave, and RBT.
Formerly at ABC TV she was responsible for hundreds of hours of content. As Head of Entertainment she oversaw a slate of highly acclaimed programs including Dirty Laundry Live, Adam Hills Tonight, The Chaser Decides, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery, Mad as Hell, The Agony of Life, Gruen Planet, The 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.