Meet the Whipsnade Zoo Media Team

The Whipsnade Zoo press team is here to help, please get in touch with any one of us. If you have an image request, or need information on carrying out any media activity at Whipsnade Zoo, just drop us a line.

Please note: for enquires about charity raffles and fundraising, please email [email protected].

Press Office

[email protected] 

  • 07889 043 843

The ZSL press team looks after media activity for Whipsnade Zoo, and can answer queries about our animals, conservation projects and special events. 

If you’ve got a media request for Whipsnade Zoo, would like to do some filming about our work or projects at Zoo or simply have a question that you think we can help with, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Rebecca Blanchard

Rebecca Blanchard media manager

Media Manager - ZSL

[email protected]

  • 07889 043 843

Rebecca oversees the Whipsnade Zoo press team. Please get in touch with any queries relating to Whipsnade Zoo, media partnerships with Whipsnade Zoo, broadcast projects and documentaries or if you'd like to find out more about Whipsnade Zoo’s conservation work.

Jonathan Kemeys

Jonathan Kemeys ZSL

Managing Editor - Publications

[email protected]

Jonathan is managing editor of ZSL’s consumer publications. Please get in touch for queries about ZSL’s magazine and guidebooks, or any other publication ideas.

Jonathan is also managing editor for The Zoologist, ZSL’s Fellows’ newsletter and compiles ZSL’s Annual Reports and Accounts

Got a media sales enquiry?

Media sales approaches should please be directed to our planning and buying agency, The Kite Factory.

Email the kite factory


Want to film your next production at Whipsnade Zoo?

ZSL’s iconic Zoos and historic venues have made perfect backdrops for many films, photography shoots and television programmes. Commercial film shoots incur a location fee, and if you are looking to use any of ZSL’s venues or locations, seeking to reproduce a ZSL-owned image or conduct research for a project that is not about the work of ZSL, please email [email protected]



Urgent out-of-hours enquiries

Please note that only calls will be responded to. The text message/WhatsApp inbox is not manned for this number.

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Commercial filming at Whipsnade Zoo

Explore our unit base parking options and commercial filming opportunities. Film Whipsnade for your next commercial production with 600-acre rolling scenery and backdrops like no other.