Ruth England is an author, photographer, TV journalist and TV producer who has spent decades specializing in adventure travel, survival and wildlife, often under extreme conditions.
News Anchor – After completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography and Film and a Post Graduate Diploma in Interactive Design, Ruth trained as journalist with UK news agency ITN and was News Anchor for Channel Five News and CNBC.
Photographer – Ruth also worked as a photographer for the Telagu Film Industry in India and Switzerland and in her early 20s she embedded as photographer with the Iban tribe in the heart of the Borneo rainforest. She is currently shooting images for her new book.
Wildlife – Ruth’s on camera work has taken her across the globe from the South Pacific to the Arctic Circle. Her work with wildlife includes tracking tigers in Nepal, filming mountain gorillas in Rwanda, swimming with sharks in Australia and much more.
Survival food – She has slept rough in the Amazon jungle, the Alaskan bush, the Okavango Delta, the Chihuahua Desert and survived on such delicacies as maggots, tadpoles, tree bark and carrion whilst learning primitive wilderness survival practices in many, many locations all over the world.
Producer and host – Ruth was producer on the hit Discovery Channel show Man Woman Wild and Travel Channel’s Lost Survivors. She has hosted shows on location and in the studio for Fox TV, ITV, Channel Five, Channel Four, Sky, BBC, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, HGTV and CNBC.
Book – Ruth England’s new book “The Parent’s Guide to Training Children in Urban and Wilderness Survival” is published by Skyhorse in 2018.
Ruth spends her free time with her young son.
BA (Hons) Degree in Contemporary Media Practice (Film, Video & Photography), University of Westminster.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Design for Interactive Media from Middlesex University.
The Bachelor – celebrity guest survival trainer
Conan – celebrity guest
Top Chef Masters – judge
Travel Channel US
Lost Survivors – Host
Discovery Channel US
Man, Woman, Wild – Host, global survival series 2
Discovery Channel US
Man, Woman, Wild – Host, global survival series 1
Inside Out – Presenter on current affairs series
Breakfast Show – News Anchor
Sky High – Host, helicopter journeys around the UK Summer
Extreme Homes – Host, 26 episodes filmed worldwide for US
Travel – Host, destination reports from around the world
FOX TV/Mentorn US
Forever Eden – Host, 25 shows filmed in Jamaica and shown worldwide
Wish You Were Here Today – Host 30 travel shows for ITV Daytime
Bootsale Treasure Hunt – Host, 20 episodes for ITV1 daytime
Wish You Were Here – Host for 2 series, 50 travel shows
Under Pressure – Co-host Daley Thompson. Sport endurance series
Secrets In The Landscape – Host history series filmed in S/ Et England
BBC 1 Daytime
Perfect Partners – Transmittable pilot for BBC 1
Alpine Rescue – Host, series filmed in the French Alps
Collectors’ Lot – Presenter/reporter on new series
Jailbreak – Co-presenter of month-long primetime series
Channel 4/Planet 24
Big Breakfast – News Anchor
Channel 5/ITN Fact
Talk TV – Co-host, current affairs series, studio, debates and interviews
Explorer’s Journal – Host, 20 documentary features filmed world
Wild Weekend – Host, specialist wildlife weekends shot in UK and S. Africa
Road Test – Host, studio, technology magazine series
Simply Money – News anchor
Saturday Breakfast show – Host, live shows
News – Presented live updates and news bulletins
NET-Hedz – Host, weekly internet series
News – Natural History Correspondent
News – Staff presenter/reporter
ANIMAL ADOPTION – Presenter/producer series working with RSPCA
TORQUE SHOW – Reporter/segment producer on weekly car programme
Barclays, British Airways, Motorola, Associated Newspapers, Alexander Forbes Risk Services, Royal and Sun Alliance, Department of Employment, Shell, DTI, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB, Boots and many more…