All of Australia’s national news directors are white men, with lack of TV diversity starting at the top – Mumbrella

Despite almost a quarter of Australians coming from an Indigenous or non-European background, every national news director in Australia is a white man, and 96.9% of those in the most senior news management roles have an Anglo-Celtic or European background, according to new research.

More than 75% of presenters, commentators and reporters are Anglo-Celtic, while only 6% have an Indigenous or non-European background, according to the report. And of the free to air networks’ 39 …

Buckle up as SBS commissions new heist series The Unusual Suspects – Mediaweek

SBS has announced the award-winning creative team behind its new original Australian fiction commission The Unusual Suspects, as pre-production commences in Sydney.

Produced by Aquarius Films for SBS and About Premium Content, with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Screen NSW, the four-part heist caper is a fun, yet gripping story about female friendship and a celebration of Filipino culture and community.

Set in Sydney’s glamorous Eastern suburbs, this tale of female …