Jeanette Thomas

Video Director/Editor in Washington, DC

Jeanette Thomas

Video Director/Editor in Washington, DC

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Jeanette Thomas is the Founder and CEO of Developing Stories, a company that produces video documentaries of people living in developing and emerging economies. An award-winning TV and radio producer with more than 25 years’ experience, she has worked in over 100 countries producing radio documentaries, talk shows, TV news, and short-form films.

Following more than a decade working for the BBC in London and Washington D.C., she served for over eight years as a senior manager and communications adviser at the World Bank. There she created a world-class multimedia presence for the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), and led a team of communications professionals responsible for all aspects of digital strategy, content, positioning, branding, and messaging.

In 2006 Jeanette created the CGAP Photo Contest, an annual photography contest drawing thousands of entries from all regions and featured in exhibitions around the world.

She has published hundreds of articles on development issues. She has a Ph.D. from Oxford University.

Portfolio: www.developingstories.com/portfolio

  • Work
    • Developing Stories
  • Education
    • University of Oxford