One of Australia’s most highly respected television executives, Bob Campbell has spent his career working in the media.
Having held senior management positions with Network TEN, he was appointed Managing Director and CEO of the Seven Network in 1987, a position he held until 1995.
Bob formed Screentime in 1996 with Des Monaghan, and the television production company is now a member of the Banijay Group with operations in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, with productions in all genres including telemovies, mini-series, long form drama, comedy, serial drama, documentary and infotainment/reality. Screentime produces formats which are owned by the group in over 40 countries.
Screentime has produced many of Australia’s most celebrated productions including (most recently) six series of the Underbelly franchise, the critically acclaimed miniseries Tim Winton’s cloudstreet for Showtime Australia, Brothers In Arms for Network TEN, RBT for the Nine Network, Outback Coroner for Foxtel’s C&I channel, along with Crownies and Janet King and ANZAC Girls for ABC TV and Fat Tony & Co for the Nine Network, the documentary series Taking on the Chocolate Frog for Foxtel’s STUDIO channel and Village Vets for Foxtel’s Lifestyle channel. The company is currently broadcasting Flying Miners for ABC TV and is in development of Batavia for Network TEN.
Formerly Chairman of The Film Finance Corporation, the Sydney Dance Company and a previous Director of The Australian Film Radio & Television School, Australian Film Commission and the Sydney Swans, Bob is currently a Director of ScreenNSW and Non-Executive Chairman of Adcorp.