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Kerensa Jennings is an award winning storyteller, strategist, writer, producer and professor. Kerensa’s TV work took her all over the world, covering everything from geo-politics to palaeontology, and her time as Programme Editor of Breakfast with Frost coincided with the life-changing events of 9/11. The knowledge and experience she gained in psychology by qualifying and practising as an Executive Coach deepened her fascination with the human mind. Her writing explores the interplay between nature and nurture, and the influences that make us who we are. While a scholar at Oxford, her lifelong passion for poetry took flight. Kerensa lives in West London and has developed a career in digital enterprise. Her first novel Seas of Snow became a five-star bestseller within months of publication.

Lee Wellings is a unique sports journalist with over 30 years experience at leading media organisations in broadcasting, journalism and management. He spent a decade as global sports correspondent for Al Jazeera, covering major news stories, football World Cups in Brazil and Russia, and Olympics in London, Rio and Pyeongchang. He is a former Sky News Sports Editor, Programme Editor at BBC, pioneering videojournalist and the first sports anchor of Channel 5 News at ITN. Born and raised in London, Lee has helped launch and nurture many careers in journalism and broadcasting and been used by worldwide educational projects for children’s career speeches and presentations. His own career started at the renowned Hayters Sports Agency in Fleet Street in 1990. He covered his first football match as a 16 year-old schoolboy in 1988. He lives in the West Sussex town of Horsham with his family, and has become a devoted supporter of Horsham FC. Whether writing, broadcasting or film making, Lee brings energy, integrity and fresh approaches to story telling and to encourage deeper thinking about sport’s place in society. The Dilly Dong Bell is his first book. [Listen to Lee talking about his life experience in a podcast] [Watch Lee go back in time]

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