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

BBC1 Primetime
Inside Out – Presenter on current affairs series

Breakfast Show – News Anchor

Sky High – Host, helicopter journeys around the UK Summer

HGTV/Pioneer Prod
Extreme Homes – Host, 26 episodes filmed worldwide for US

Travel Channel
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

Channel 5/Endemol
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

Channel 5
Alpine Rescue – Host, series filmed in the French Alps

Channel 4
Collectors’ Lot – Presenter/reporter on new series

Channel 5/Princess
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

Nat. Geographic
Explorer’s Journal – Host, 20 documentary features filmed world

Nat. Geographic
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

(.tv) SKY/Hewland
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…

Adventure reel

Wildlife reel

For further information please contact Sara Cameron on 020 7209 3777 or