Joanna Benn currently works for the Pew Environment Group and is based in Washington DC in the US. Previously she worked for the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya as a writer/speechwriter and for WWF as part of their Global Species Programme and as a TV producer. She has worked for international news networks, print outlets and non-governmental organizations in various communication capacities with a focus on the environment and sustainability for the past 14 years. In 2008, she won the Terry Lloyd Memorial Bursary with ITN news in London. She has written for the BBC, NatGeo Asia, WWF and The Environmentalist, as well as run training and strategy workshops on environmental communications.