Sophie Townsend

Producer and documentary maker

Sophie Townsend is a senior producer and editor in ABC Audio Studios, and her feature-making work is internationally recognised. In 2015, she won the HearSay International Audio competition with her piece ‘Mr Fix-it’. Her works ‘Stories and Driving’ and ‘The Updates’ were featured at Third Coast in 2015, and she was a Walkley Award nominee for her documentary Cancer as a Battleground.

Sophie regularly makes work for the BBC’s Short Cuts, and has also featured in CBC’s Love Me and Radiotopia’s The Heart. In 2017, she was script editor on Trace, the ABC’s most successful podcast ever.

Speaker’s event

Audiocraft Podcast Festival

City and Surrounds
01 Jun, 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm, 02 Jun, 08:30 am - 05:30 pm, 03 Jun, 09:30 am - 04:30 pm