Christopher Smyth has over 25 years’ experience working at the nexus of broadcast media and digital technology and is an experienced senior executive. He is the former Director of ABC Northern Territory and has worked for many of Australia’s leading digital, broadcast and cultural organisations.
Chris has extensive experience in the development of innovative content for broadcast and digital platforms and has received several federal and state government innovation grants. He was instrumental in launching the ABC’s first online video service and recently launched the ABC’s first Indigenous Language News Service. He also developed the Sydney Opera House AIMIA award-winning online video portal.
Chris is a published author and has executive-produced several comedy and documentary television programs for the ABC, Foxtel and Sydney Opera House. Chris is a graduate of the University of Canberra, the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and is a fellow of the Vincent Fairfax Ethical Leadership Program (University of Melbourne).
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