Zoe Flood

@zoe_flood @zoe_flood

Zoe Flood is an independent journalist and filmmaker. She writes, shoots and produces for a wide range of international media – her work has been featured on the BBC, the Guardian, the Washington Post, National Geographic and the Huffington Post, among others. Her work ranges from covering breaking news events such as the ouster of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe and the Westgate shopping mall attack in Kenya to producing long-form, multi-platform investigations. Most recently, she was Edit Producer and Archive Producer on ‘9/11: Inside the President’s War Room’, a landmark BBC/AppleTV+ feature documentary to mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks. She also recently shot, produced and directed 'Gamblers Like Me' for BBC Africa Eye, which looks at the dark side of sports betting across Africa and was shortlisted for best documentary in the British Sports Journalism Awards. She was part of the BAFTA-winning team that made 'My Son the Jihadi', named Best Single Documentary in 2016, and is Executive Producer and Co-Producer of the ground-breaking feature film 'Cook Off', the first Zimbabwean production to be acquired by Netflix. Based between Kenya and the UK, she also runs a small company that provides production support across the African continent, working with talented and experienced local teams. Clients include the BBC, Channel 4, Seven Network Australia, Oxford Scientific Films, Al Jazeera and CBS 60 Minutes. She served as Chair of the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa for two years from 2016, as a Board Member of the Frontline Freelance Register since 2020, and is a 2017 Marshall Memorial Fellow.

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