Brett Evans

Role: Researcher View CV

About Brett Evans

I am a former ABC journalist with over 20 years experience. I worked as a researcher, reporter or producer at Lateline, 7.30 Report, Foreign Correspondent, Four Corners and was (briefly) the EP of Media Watch. I write regularly for a news website called Inside Story. I have done research for documentaries and dramas, including What's the Catch (SBS), Doctor, Doctor (Channel 9), Jack Irish (ABC), Blue Murder: Killer Cop (Chanel 7) and Turning Point (History Channel). In 2000 I directed and produced an award-winning short documentary. In 2001 I published a non-fiction book about Australian politics. In November 2018 I will be presenting a documentary for Radio National's The History Listen about a little known story from World War Two called 'Last Letters'.

Personal Details


Title/Postion: Researcher
Department: Associate Producers / Researchers
Number Of Years: More than 15 Years
Degree/Education: Masters Degree

Past Jobs


  • Dates: August 2017 to September 2017
  • Your Role: Researcher
  • Production Company: Studio Canal
  • Type / Genre of Show: Feature Film (in development)


  • Name: Ian Collie
  • Show: Jack Irish
  • Company: Easy Tiger Productions