Richard Huddleston (Australia)
Managing Editor, Factual
ABC

For over twenty years Richard has worked on an extensive range of factual and documentary content for the Australian and UK markets, many of which have won or have been nominated for major global industry awards.

In his current role as Managing Editor of ABC Factual, he ensures that the team’s creative focus and editorial priorities deliver a successful, award-winning slate of stories that resonate and enrich the lives of Australians.


The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia’s national broadcaster. It is principally funded by the direct grants from the Australian Government, and is administered by a board appointed by the government. The ABC is a publicly-owned body that is politically independent and fully accountable, with its charter enshrined in legislation, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983.