SBS unveils new scripted leaders with a certain zest to their backgrounds

The scripted space at SBS will be run by Julie Eckersley with Donna Chang promoted to Commissioning Editor Scripted.

SBS has announced the appointment of Julie Eckersley as the new Head of Scripted, and also the promotion of Donna Chan as Commissioning Editor Scripted. The multicultural broadcaster headlines an ‘expanding slate of locally commissioned fiction content, and related industry initiatives championing inclusion in the Australian screen sector.’

Increasing the drama slate is good news, while the inclusion agenda is core Charter business deep in the SBS DNA.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Unlock this content?

Access this content and more

David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.