SBS pays tribute to Caterine de Nave

Caterina De Nave Multicultural broadcaster SBS has paid tribute to commissioning editor for drama, comedy and entertainment Caterina de Nave passed away on the weekend, following a long battle with illness.

De Nave joined SBS in 2008 and was responsible for the commissioning of many of the network’s more high profile shows such as Better Man, Danger 5, Housos, Legally Brown and A Pang for Brazil.

She also led several Eurovision specials.

“We are immensely saddened by the death of a much loved and well respected colleague,” said Michael Ebeid SBS managing director. 

“Caterina held the position of commissioning editor for drama, comedy and entertainment since joining SBS in 2009.  She contributed greatly to the development of SBS’s content slate, drawing generously on her extensive industry background and strong relationships with the production sector.

“Caterina was known for her great passion and determination, and her input was valued enormously. Caterina will be sorely missed by the SBS family.”


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