I am a wildlife writer and photographer based in the UK. During my degree in BA (Hons) Wildlife Media, I was keen to promote local wildlife organisations and encourage greater involvement in nature. Alongside my studies I wrote and photographed for the Woodland Trust, young nature network A Focus On Nature, New Nature magazine and local nature reserves. I was also asked to be the Creative Content Developer Intern for Wild Intrigue, where I spent a year documenting wildlife expeditions across the UK. I continue to write articles for the Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Nature Column, which focuses on local Cumbrian species and habitats. Since returning to Hertfordshire, I have become a volunteer Communications Assistant for the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.
In 2018, to promote the conservation of species outside of the UK, I interned at SEZARC in Florida where I transformed technical journal reports into concise content the general public could engage with. I also had the chance to assist with some of these projects and promote current work on the SEZARC website. Since completing this internship, I was asked to continue producing promotional media content for SEZARC including an annual report of the company’s projects in 2018.
On The Wing is a blog I launched in 2015 where I document all of my travels and share my photography. My posts are aimed at those with an existing knowledge of wildlife as well as newcomers to nature to inspire others to protect and preserve wildlife for future generations. As a young female often travelling alone, I am passionate about encouraging other women to pursue their travel aspirations with confidence.
In September 2019, I began an MA in Travel and Nature Writing at Bath Spa University, where I will continue to develop my portfolio. In the future I aspire to carry on promoting the conservation of wildlife with my writing and photography. My travel wish list includes an African safari, seeing bears in Canada and diving with manta rays.
“We were thrilled that Rebecca accepted our invitation to join us as a volunteer Creative Content Developer for Wild Intrigue. Passionate, motivated and wonderfully creative, Rebecca captures moments of intrigue, beauty and importance during our Expeditions, which could otherwise be easily missed and forgotten. It’s an honour to have her enthusiastically create informative, articulate and inspiring written pieces for us from her journals, and these have been greatly received by our followers.”
Heather Devey – Director, Wild Intrigue (read my blog post here)
“Rebecca is an extremely passionate wildlife writer and has brought her enthusiasm and knowledge to the whole range of our publications. As well as creating and editing content that reflects her own interests, Rebecca amended her style to fit a range of audiences. With her positive attitude and initiative, she has been a real asset to the company and has done her utmost to support in all ways possible. Her demeanour presents her as a lovely professional and we have thoroughly enjoyed having her as part of the team.”
Steph Ryan – Editor, Student and Graduate Publishing Ltd (read my article here)
“When Rebecca first contacted me about making a short documentary on Eskrigg Nature Reserve I was immediately impressed by her professionalism. The filming was of a very high standard and the film sequences she chose were all pertinent to the narrative, of a sensible duration and sufficiently varied to cover the subject whilst maintaining the viewer’s interest and attention. The transitions were natural and smooth and the editing was seamless. This was a very professional production.”
Jim Rae – Manager, Eskrigg Nature Reserve (watch my film here)