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Dan is a director and broadcaster specialising in thrilling environment stories.
His debut short film The Catastrophe Garden launched on the streaming network Waterbear in 2022, and he is currently directing a film for Hot Docs Canada that will premiere at COP27. Along with Lucy, he oversees global podcasts, including an upcoming investigative series for the UK's BBC Radio 4.
He has a background in TV & radio. He produced, reported or presented for ITV, Deutsche Welle and and many others, while living and working in East Africa and Russia for six years. He started his career as an ITV Tyne Tees television reporter, being shortlisted for a national Royal Television Society Award for his investigative journalism.
Lucy is an environment producer and presenter, passionate about bringing urgency to environmental story-telling.
She has produced two documentary films, ranging in scope from the Middle East to the US. She also oversees and co-presents global audio docs such as "The Ghost Ship" due out on the BBC World Service in 2023.
Like Dan, she previously lived and reported across the world, appearing on channels such as PBS USA and DW. Her stories have sparked military press conferences and UN investigations.