Jeanie’s a TV Producer with extensive experience in documentaries, news/current affairs, adventure travel formats, factual entertainment, and digital content. She’s made programmes for broadcasters around the world including the BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4, Discovery Channel, National Geographic TV, ABC Australia, TVNZ and many more.
It’s work that’s taken her to many fascinating and far-flung places – from refugee camps and war zones to adventures in remote deserts, mountains and jungles. She’s filmed with everyone from high-profile celebrities to isolated African pygmy tribes!
During her career, she’s worn many different “hats” including Head of Factual, Head of Development, Executive Producer, Producer, Director, Camerawoman, Editor, Scriptwriter, and Development Executive.
Jeanie’s been a long-standing member of BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television), and has appeared at screen industry events around the world, notably the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Realscreen, BANFF, MIPCOM and MIPTV, the Cannes Film Festival, and the Adventure Travel Film Festival.
She’s listed by BBC Media Action as a highly-experienced Consultant Producer and has UN Advanced Field Training for working in challenging and remote environments.
As UNICEF UK’s Television Manager, she worked on projects with high-profile UNICEF Ambassadors including Ewan McGregor, Tom Hiddleston and David Beckham as well as Channel 4 documentary Children Of War and the BBC’s BAFTA award-winning The Boy On The Bicycle, both highlighting the plight of Syrian refugee children. And as Amnesty International’s Digital Program Manager, she’s produced content for high-profile human rights campaigns.
For two and a half years, Jeanie managed the Documentary Development slate at Screen Australia in Sydney, managing a diverse slate of features, broadcast and SVOD series, digital and VR projects and running commissioning initiatives with domestic and international broadcasters including the ABC and Al Jazeera’s highly-acclaimed Witness documentary strand.
She’s currently based in the Northern Rivers on the Far North Coast of NSW, where she is working as Screenworks’ Industry Development Manager, supporting programs and initiatives for drama, feature film and documentary filmmakers in regional, rural and remote Australia.
For a more comprehensive list of Jeanie’s TV and film-making work, check out her LinkedIn profile.
You can also find her on Instagram.