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Lotten Bruun Esselin

Commissioning Editor, SVT Documentary Department

Commissioning Editor, SVT Documentary Department

Sveriges Television (SVT) is the main public service broadcasting company in Sweden.

For SVT broadcast and online are equally important, but regarding documentaries SVT are focusing on online first.

Lotten Bruun Esselin is commissioning editor at the SVT Documentary department. She is responsible for programming and coordinating documentary content both online and in broadcast. She has a central role in implementing the digital strategy “Online First” and initiating new collaborations between different departments at SVT. She works close to the editor of web and social media to increase the outreach for the documentary content.

Lotten Bruun Esselin is also intake for new documentary ideas and part of the decision-making team for Swedish documentaries.

She has worked at SVT since 1994 in several different roles and genres; news and current affairs, science, children’s programs.