Head of SBS Scripted

Julie Eckersley

Head of SBS Scripted

Julie Eckersley is the Head of Scripted at SBS, overseeing development and production of scripted content across SBS channels and platforms. 

Julie joined SBS in 2021 bringing extensive industry experience to the role, which has seen her work as a producer and in development across a range of genres, including drama, comedy, animation, documentary and children’s content. Julie has worked internationally with Netflix and NBCU International and her experience includes nine years at Matchbox Pictures where she worked on award-winning Australian projects including the landmark SBS series, The Family Law, ABC drama series Glitch and Australia's first kung fu comedy, Maximum Choppage - among others. She’s passionate about creating bold and distinctive stories, supporting new voices and celebrating our diverse perspectives.