Lauren Hillman

Channel 44 - General Manager

Since 2015, Lauren Hillman has been leading the team at Channel 44, Adelaide’s Community TV station. During her time as General Manager she has been responsible for campaigning and lobbying the Federal Government resulting in securing a further 2 year free-to-air broadcast licence extension for Community TV nationally. Prior to this Lauren has had an exciting and varied career in the South Australian TV industry working for the ABC, Channel Nine and as a freelance independent producer. Production credits include; Channel Nine Easter Appeal 2015Restoration AustraliaPoh’s Kitchen Lends a HandPoh on the RoadDream Build, Maggie’s ChristmasChristmas with Poh, Cook and The Chef, Talking Heads with Peter Thompson. 

In 2014, Lauren wrote, directed and produced her own commissioned series for ABC iview, The Daters, which also aired on ABC2. In 2019 and 2016, Lauren produced sold out Adelaide Fringe shows, Stranger than Fiction: In Conversation with Annabel Crabb and An Evening with Annabel Crabb at the Festival Theatre, which was awarded Best Event for 2016 in the Adelaide Fringe awards.

Last year Lauren was named as one of SA’s inaugual top ’40 under 40’ winners awarded for her passion, vision and achievements as one of South Australia’s finest young business leaders.

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