Clare Jenkins

phone(s) 07901-917920 (m) - 0114-263 0970 (h) -
freelance network Northern
location Sheffield, South Yorkshire (within easy reach of the Midlands and the North - have been known to travel to Perth, in Scotland, in a day...)
personal website
indie affiliation (if any) Pennine Productions*R4
network radio experience Partner in Pennine Productions, producing features and documentaries for Radio 4 (latest ones include The Incubator, The Dark Side of Adoption, The Doctor’s Dementia, and Teatime at Peggy’s

I've also made hundreds of features and packages for Woman's Hour, Home Truths, The Learning Curve, Sunday, etc; done the interviews for Radio 4 drama-documentaries (Blast, Racer, Mosside Mothers and The Minute when Your Life Stops, shortlisted for a Mental Health in the Media award).
network tv experience
other media Before concentrating on radio, I wrote widely for the print media, including occasional articles in The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Yorkshire Post, Choice and The Stage magazines, and a long stint as a regular reporter/feature writer for The Times Educational Supplement. I have written one book, A Passion for Priests, about women’s relationships with Roman Catholic priests; co-written another with Judy Merry, Relative Grief, on people's experiences of bereavement.
equipment Marantz 660, Olympus PCM digital recorder. Adobe Audition and CS6 on home computer.
qualifications & background: 25 years as a journalist, 15 in radio. Senior lecturer in Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University.