Speaker Libbie Doherty

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Libbie Doherty

Head of ABC Children & Family

ABC - Australia

Head of Children’s Content at the ABC, Libbie Doherty is an advocate for Children’s content and brings a wealth of experience from the animation and live action worlds. Libbie is focused on nurturing new Australian creativity and talent, reflecting Australian kids’ diverse lives and creating pathways for Australian content to cut through into the international market.

Libbie is leading the team at the ABC which has responsibility for ABC KIDS (2-6 years), ABC ME (6-14 years) and distribution through ABC Children's online, interactive and mobile offerings including the ABC’s streaming platform, iview.

The ABC has a long and rich heritage of providing quality Children's content to generations of Australian children – made for them and from their perspective. The ABC provides a broad offering of content that is designed to inspire, entertain and excite children, and which embodies a true Australian reflection of our contemporary culture. We are committed to equal representation for girls and boys and provide opportunities where possible for children to tell their own stories through our digital platforms.

Speaking on: Face-to-Face Meetings #1 (sign up required); Face-to-Face Meetings #3 (sign up required); The New Must-Have TV: Kids Live Action

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