Fiona Lawson-Baker

2019 Judge


Executive Producer
Al Jazeera English



Short bio

Fiona Lawson-Baker is the executive producer of Al Jazeera English’s flagship documentary strand Witness which broadcasts two international documentaries every week. Witness showcases independent documentaries that place people at the heart of the story. Fiona has more than twenty years experience working with documentaries for broadcast, and has commissioned and executive produced award-winning films and bespoke series by independent filmmakers from across the globe. Prior to AJE Witness, Fiona worked at the BBC, SBS and is an AFTRS graduate. Her career spans living and working in the United Kingdom, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Qatar where she is currently based.