Jenny Kleeman

Jenny Kleeman

Award Winning Journalist, Documentary Maker and Conference Host

Jenny specialises in hunting down and telling unique stories. She has fronted a number of films for Channel 4’s foreign affairs documentary series Unreported World and has reported for BBC One’s The One Show, Channel 4’s Dispatches, and reviews the newspapers on Sky News and BBC News Channel.

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Jenny is an award-winning journalist and documentary maker, specialising in hunting down and telling unique stories.

Jenny has fronted a number of films for Channel 4’s foreign affairs documentary series Unreported World. Covering stories from across the globe; from the depths of the Amazon rainforest to Afghanistan, via Liberia, Cambodia, Nigeria and Honduras. She has covered subjects as diverse as human trafficking, Afghan film-making, nightclub raids in Mumbai, overpopulation in Manila and lobster diving in the Caribbean.

Back on home turf, Jenny has reported for BBC One’s The One Show and Channel 4’s Dispatches, reviewing the newspapers on Sky News and BBC News Channel.

She has also written extensively for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, New Statesman, The Observer and Vice Magazine. Her features have been republished across the world, from the South China Morning Post to the New Zealand Herald.

Jenny won the One World Media Television Award in 2011 for ‘Manila: The City with Too Many People’, and was Shortlisted for the Amnesty International Gaby Radio Journalism Award in 2012.

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“Jenny Kleeman gets thoroughly involved as usual – marching bravely into places, spending the night with a family in a precarious shanty town, doing proper journalism … I wonder if Kleeman ever goes on a spa break, or a beach holiday. I hope so”

The Guardian

 

“Jenny Kleeman has a knack of unearthing the heart of a story”

Radio Times

Tweets

Today is my first #WorldBookDay when I actually have a book in the world. And it’s gone around the world! There are five more versions to come. Thanks to @picadorbooks and @PanMacRights for making my dream come true

Not just #Budget2021 analysis on last night's #BBCPapers, we also discussed #MeghanAndHarry & #Sturgeon with @jennykleeman & @SebastianEPayne. We even got to bring up Sebastian's new book which seems appropriate seeing as it's #WorldBookDay https://t.co/756AYq35a0 via @bbciplayer

Happy #WorldBookDay ! We have 10 fab talks on 10 incredible books available on our channel now feat @AstroKatie, @NaturalistDara, @jennykleeman, @doctor_oxford, @millzymai, @AdamHartScience, @PeteEtchells, @MerlinSheldrake, @thejonoscott & @DrJessTaylor!

https://t.co/v3vJmctoxK

No perfume alas, but I’ll be talking Budget on the BBC News Channel very shortly 📺 https://t.co/hAvnFekzja

Readying myself to discuss how the newspapers see the budget on the BBC News channel tonight with @SebastianEPayne and @BBCKasiaMadera. I still wear perfume for these things, you know #BBCPapers

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