‘A true love and appreciation of wild places and the people who live within them is rooted deep in Joanna, and is reflected through out her writing.’ – Jean du Plessis, Safari guide and Founder, Wayo Africa
‘You are an excellent writer.’ – Richard Gere
‘We are One is a beautiful, thought-provoking anthology.’ – Zac Goldsmith
Joanna is a writer, editor and communications consultant. She helps companies and individuals craft and tell engaging stories about the beauty of and threats to the natural world.
Joanna is collaborative in her approach and has partnered with leading photographers, charities, publishers and businesses to produce thoughtful and timely features, content, books, short films, speeches and visual communications projects. Joanna has written on different environmental and conservation subjects but long-standing interests include man’s relationship with nature, wild places and indigenous cultures. Click here for further details.
Her features been published in: National Geographic, The Times, BBC Wildlife, Observer, Guardian, Condé Nast, Daily Mail, Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Paris Match, El Mundo, Atlantic and many others. Her features have reached thousands of people on social media, and driven traffic to websites. Click here for Joanna’s portfolio of commissions.
Clients and partners have included Zac Goldsmith, Soil Association, PRIDE Lion Alliance, Survival International, Forster PR, Wayo Africa, Carbon Neutral Company, Borana Conservancy, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Natural High Safaris,Hill and Knowlton Sustainability, Prince of Wales Foundation.
Joanna has created and edited forward-thinking, collaborative photographic anthologies designed to emotionally engage readers with the natural world, including ‘We are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples’ (for Survival International, published by Quadrille, 2009), and ‘Portrait of England’ (for the Campaign to Protect Rural England, published by Think Publishing, 2006). Click here for book details.
In 2010, actor Sir Mark Rylance directed a one-off theatre performance based on Joanna’s book, ‘We are One’, at the Apollo Theatre, London with actors including Gillian Anderson, Emilia Fox, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi and Michael Gambon.
Joanna has given talks on the power of photography in nature storytelling at the Hay Festival, Royal Geographical Society’s ‘Explore’ conference, Falmouth University and the Bristol Natural History Consortium’s ‘Communicate’ conference.
She was invited to join National Geographic Voices as a regular contributor in 2011. Click here for the blog.