Ben Naparstek (AUS)
Director, Content Australia

Ben is Director of Content for the Australian arm of Audible, the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.

Previously he headed up online at SBS and served as the digital director of communications marketing firm Edelman, leading the Australian office’s team of videographers, designers, UX experts, social curators, paid media specialists, programmers and producers. Ben has served as editor-in-chief of Fairfax Media (non Nine)’s Good Weekend magazine and national current affairs magazine The Monthly. He’s also a Non-Executive Director of CHOICE, Australia’s leading consumer advocacy group.


CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Proposals for premium audio documentaries and series of 3 hours plus with mass global appeal.

STYLE: Observational Documentary, Presenter Led/Participatory, Creative Doc, Hybrid

GENRES: Arts, Biographies, Crime, Culture, Current Affairs & Investigative, Education, Environment, Factual Entertainment, Gender, Geopolitics, History, Human Interest, Indigenous, Lifestyle, Music, Natural History & Wildlife, Politics, Race, Religion & Ethics, Science, Social Justice, Sport, Technology, Travel & Adventure, Youth

FORMAT: Series, Single/One-off, Feature, Format, 70+ mins, Online, Multiplatform