Netflix expands Australia team with hire of SBS Oz exec Susie Jones

Susie Jones

Netflix has hired the head of entertainment & food at Australian public broadcaster SBS for its operations in the country.

Susie Jones will work on scripted and unscripted for the streamer in Oz, taking up the newly created role from September.

Jones has previously worked for the BBC in the UK and Matchbox Pictures, before joining SBS as a documentary commissioner in 2016.

She has been behind shows including the Aussie version of Who Do You Think You Are?, as well as Every Family Has A Secret and The Ghan.

Jones joins a steadily growing content team that oversees Australia and New Zealand, which includes Que Minh Luu who joined from the ABC last year to work across originals.

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