Jennifer Crone is a writer, director, producer and former documentary commissioning editor.
She wrote, produced and directed the documentary Divorce: Aussie Islamic Way, a finalist in the 2012 Walkley Awards, and selected to screen around the world as part of the international public broadcasting event ‘Input’ in 2012.
Previously Jennifer was a Commissioning Editor, Factual and Documentary, at SBS Independent. She oversaw about 100 hours of programming, including the Muslim comedy panel show Salam Café, which Jennifer transferred to SBS from community television, and many award winning documentaries such as the AFI Award winner Two Mums and a Dad and NSW Premier’s History Award winner A Northern Town.
Before joining SBS, Jennifer produced and directed Over the Fence, for SBS, about cultural collisions between multi-cultural neighbours, Southern Exposure for the ABC, which she filmed over a year in Kosciuszko National Park, and arts documentaries such as Outback Opera and Dreamlives for the ABC.
In the UK, Jennifer produced and directed Children’s Hospital for BBC1, and Demolition Derby, filmed in the United States for the cult series Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends, among other production credits.
In 1988 Jennifer was one of the producers of the community television program The Bicentennial Will Not Be Televised.