Jessica Rees
Jessica Rees

Upon leaving Oxford University in the 1980s Jessica Rees published a book at the age of 20 and then went on and worked as a reporter for the BBC and Channel 4 before moving on to Fleet Street journalism reporting on national and international stories. In 1998 she qualified and then worked as a social worker for many years. Rees took on a heavy workload as a forensic lip-reader of CCTV and television. Developing her skills, she now works mainly for the police or legal defense teams. Her forensics lip-reading has taken her all over the world to the Middle East, Australia, Europe, Canada and New York where she was briefly involved in the 9/11 enquiry. Along the way she has fostered over 100 children as well as having three of her own.


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