Penny started her media career in radio in New Zealand. She went on to work in television in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong and is experienced in both free-to-air and subscription television.
Penny came to Foxtel in 1996 after working at Star TV in Hong Kong and managed the running of Foxtel’s drama channels from 2007 - 2014.
Penny has been involved in the commissioning of drama for the past five years and worked on the commissioning of Spirited, Wentworth, Devil’s Playground, Deadline Gallipoli, The Kettering Incident, the recommisioning of A Place To Call Home for Foxtel and, most recently, Secret City.
Penny was appointed Head of Drama in 2014.