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Audible Australia appoints Jesse Cox as head of original content

Audible Australia has hired former ABC Radio national features editor, Jesse Cox, to head the local original content arm.

Prior to joining Audible, Cox spent four years at ABC Radio National and was recently behind the network’s podcast This is About, along with being executive producer of the Trace podcast.

Cox also worked at FBi Radio and founded his own company in 2012, Creative Nonfiction, which aims to explore new possibilities in digital storytelling.

In his new role, he will oversee the development of long form audiobook originals as well as podcasts across fiction, documentary and comedy.

His appointment comes three months after the promotion of Australia and New Zealand boss Matthew Gain, to head of Audible Asia Pacific.

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