Former Seven Studio’s Head of Unscripted Rikkie Proost has been appointed chief content officer of Eureka Productions.
Proost enjoyed a decade at Seven overseeing titles such as My Kitchen Rules and House Rules and local adaptations of First Dates, Beauty & The Geek, The Amazing Race, Gladiators, Seven Year Switch and Bride & Prejudice.
Eureka, based in both Sydney and LA, is behind productions such as The Voice, The Single Wives, The Real Dirty Dancing, Crikey It’s the Irwins, The Chefs’ Line, Thrones 360, Dating Around, Holey Moley and The Amazing Race Australia.
Paul Franklin, Eureka Productions Co-CEO, said, “We are thrilled and excited to have one of the very finest unscripted producers in Australia and the world join Eureka. There is no one more respected in the production community than Rikkie and his appointment will see Eureka grow from strength to strength.”
Rikkie Proost added: “I’m most excited to be part of Eureka and cannot wait to throw some clay with arguably the most creative, exciting and innovative content team in the world right now.”
He starts today, based in Sydney.