Jennifer Latchman-Atkins has worked at KUED since 1998 and currently holds the position of, Manager of Production Operations.
Jennifer grew up in the UK, and as a young girl in the industrial city of Birmingham, her dreams of being a part of the global medium of television seemed very far reaching. However, hard work and a passion for the industry paid off and after graduating with Distinction from her National Diploma in Media Communications, she carved out a successful career.
Early on Jenny moved to London to work for BBC Radio, but eventually followed her heart to television, where she garnered broad experience from working on a variety of primetime light entertainment shows and documentaries for several Independent Production Companies. She also managed the Music Department for British Sky Broadcasting and ran a department solely set up to coordinate remote microwave broadcasts for L!ve TV.
Jennifer first came to Salt Lake in 1995 and joined KUED’s staff in May 1998. As the Manager of Production Operations, Jennifer manages a diverse group of highly creative and technically advanced personnel, the extensive KUED production schedule and KUED's production facilities. She provides oversight of everything the production department produces whether for national or local audiences, long format, interstitials, or promotional material. Jennifer collaborates with production's technical staff and producing teams to aid with individual project successes, as well as, works closely with the Director of Content to assist with the smooth running of the overall production department.
After vowing to her family that she would undertake her “American Experience” for only five years, Jennifer has now made Utah her home. She has fallen in love with the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the spirit of the Utah community. Jennifer resides in Salt Lake with her husband Chris, who is also a British native, and their two lovely, but slightly cheeky daughters, Maya and Yasmine.