Bridget Ryan has worked in talent management, drama production, TV acquisitions and programming throughout her career in the media. In the UK she worked for production company Talkback Thames and broadcaster ITV where she was involved with flagship productions such as The Bill, Coronation Street, Midsomer Murders and Downton Abbey. Since joining SBS in 2011, Bridget has worked in the Marketing, Commissioning and Network Programming teams and is currently Senior Program Assessment Manager for scripted content. In this role she acquires programming for all SBS channels and platforms including the world drama offering for SBS On Demand. She has been responsible for bringing dozens of international series to Australian audiences including Trapped, Midnight Sun, Atlanta, Search Party and the recent hit The Handmaid’s Tale.