SBS has appointed former Essential Media executive producer Josh Martin as Commissioning Editor, Entertainment and Food.
Over his 20-year career, Martin has already directed and produced SBS titles including Gourmet Farmer, Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita, Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita, Shane Delia’s Spice Journey, and Gourmet Farmer Afloat.
SBS Director of TV and Online Content, Marshall Heald, said: “I am delighted to welcome Josh to SBS. Josh’s passion and strong track record of producing engaging and entertaining content will be a great addition to SBS’s non-scripted team as we continue to tell innovative and ground-breaking stories that reflect our diverse world.”
Josh Martin said: “SBS tells stories that no one else does and I’m thrilled to be part of such a unique and passionate network. I’m looking forward to commissioning shows that will entertain and inspire all Australians to celebrate our diverse world.”
He begins on Oct 9th and will report into John Godfrey, Head of Unscripted.