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Jennifer Kingsley

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Jennifer Kingsley is a naturalist and journalist currently working as a field correspondent for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic. Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, almost exactly halfway to the North Pole, she has traveled for hundreds of days through some of the planet’s last great wildernesses. She first met the north doing long canoe trips and has since returned to the Arctic many times.

Kingsley is the author of Paddlenorth: Adventure, Resilience, and Renewal in the Arctic Wild, which won the top prize for literary non-fiction at the National Outdoor Book Awards in 2015.

Her work as a broadcast journalist has been played around the world and recognized by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. She founded Meet the North in 2015.