Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has appointed Richard Finlayson as the new Director of Television. Finlayson joins ABC from Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) where he has worked for more than seven years – currently as Chief Operating Officer and prior to that, as Director of Commercial Affairs.

As Director of Television, Finlayson will be responsible for creative and change management of the company, as well as, to plot a course in a dynamic media environment.