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Ben Nguyen


Ben recently joined leading Australian streaming service Stan in July 2021 as Director of Programming within the Content team, the home of 2021 Emmy-winning Hacks and Cannes Best Actor winner Stan Original Film Nitram.

Previously he had been SBS from 2008, starting in documentary acquisitions before moving to the Channel Manager role in 2014. Here he worked across programming and acquisitions for multiple channels, and helped manage SBS’s transition from analogue to digital, and from linear broadcast to online streaming with the growth of SBS On Demand. During this time he oversaw the successful launches of shows ranging from The Handmaid’s Tale and Atlanta, to Ninja Warrior and If You Are The One. As someone passionate about the diversity of stories on Australian screens, Ben has supported voices from underrepresented groups throughout his career.

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