Susie Jones

Head of Factual & Cultural
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Country (Address)
Most recently Susie spent a year and a half as Slate Manger & Creative Executive at Netflix ANZ.  She began her career in the BBC Comedy department in London, before returning to Australia where she spent more than 15 years as a freelance creative producer and director for a range of content across SBS, ABC, Network Ten, Nine, Seven Network, and the Discovery Channel. Susie spent six years working at Matchbox Pictures as a Development Executive, developing content for all networks. In 2016 she joined SBS as commissioning editor for documentaries where she was responsible for a slate of award winning content, including multiple seasons of Who Do You Think You Are?, The Ghan,  Addicted Australia and See What You Made Me Do. Jones was also previously SBS's Head of Entertainment and Food.
Susie Jones
What we're looking for from Ready, Steady, Pitch!


The ABC is the nation’s number one factual and specialist destination. Trusted by audiences, our commissions are consistently acknowledged with prestigious local and international awards. Factual’s thought-provoking content sparks our curiosity, fosters better understanding and can create real world change. We focus on delivering diverse, quality, and distinctive home-grown content. Across Factual we're looking for brave, bold, ambitious, and accessible stories that reflect, shape and enrich our lives. Exceptional storytelling, innovative directing and solid journalism is paramount. Finding new diverse talent is a priority, both in front of and behind the camera. This includes genres such as true crime, first-person unfolding narratives, popular culture documentaries, history, science and social issues. We are seeking unique and exciting forms that provide a fresh perspective and resonate with a broad audience for ABC iview.