Commissioning Editor/Executive Producer In House Production Children’s ABC TV
Jan is currently Commissioning Editor, for ABCKIDS and ABCME, where she works on development and production of content for all ages. Jan has over twenty years’ experience in television and is passionate about making quality children’s content.
Her recent portfolio includes pre-school brands, Play School, and Giggle and Hoot,a wide range of short form material for school age children, including the award-winning series, What It’s Like, and goal kicking drama Mustangs FC. Jan’s current slate includes a diverse mix of animation and Live Action shows.
Previously, Jan was Senior Network Producer for Disney Channel, Australia/New Zealand, and Executive Producer at Network Ten, Sydney. She is also a published author in both children’s and adult literature.
ABC-TV is the leading children's broadcaster in Australia. ABC Children's Television has responsibility for ABC KIDS (2-6 years), ABC ME (6-12 years) and ABC Children's online, interactive and mobile offerings including via our on-demand platform, iview.
The ABC has a long and rich heritage of providing quality programmes to generations of Australian children – made for them and from their perspective. We want to provide a broad array of content that is designed to inspire, entertain and excite children aged from 2 to 12 years, and which embodies a true Australian sensibility.
In a world of viewing opportunities we believe it is important to offer them a variety of genres and formats, from live-action drama and animation, to entertainment and factual programs..