- Cameraman and Presenter
- Researcher & Producer
A Zoology graduate (Natural Sciences, TCD) with an MA in Media Studies, Juanita has almost 20 years’ experience across television, radio, magazines, books, and newspapers. She works with Crossing the Line on television documentaries, including the multi-award-winning ‘Secret Life of the Shannon’ and ‘On a River in Ireland’. She was Researcher on ‘Bioblitz 2013’; RTE Junior’s children’s shows “Shutterbugs’ and ‘Wild Things’; and RTE’s 2016 series ‘Wild Cities’ on urban wildlife. Juanita has produced two radio documentary series for RTE Radio 1, titled ‘Nature on One’ (2013 & 2015), consisting of 16 half-hour documentaries, exploring Ireland’s wildest places and meeting the people who know them best. Juanita’s books include ‘Ireland’s Mammals’; ‘Kildare’s Natural Heritage’, ‘Put the Kettle On – the Irish love affair with tea’; and ‘My First Book of Irish Animals’, which was shortlisted for the Literacy Association of Ireland Children’s Book Award 2015. She also edits Biodiversity Ireland, the magazine of the National Biodiversity Data Centre.