Jennifer Bowen

Radio Producer


Jennifer Bowen is a radio producer. Her first post was at Radio 2XX in Canberra, followed by 20 years on the staff of the BBC in the UK,  during which she produced live magazines for Radio 4 and arts features for the World Service (shortlisted for a Sony award in 1989).

Since returning to Australia she has produced over 30 features for Radio National’s Hindsight and Into the Music programmes; her series on the history of adoption received a bronze award at the 2011 New York International Radio Festival. She has produced podcasts for the Victorian State of Design festival and teaches radio journalism at Monash University. She has an honours degree in Philosophy from the ANU, and an MA in art history from the University of Sydney.