The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Gesbeen Mohammad

Gesbeen (Gesh) Mohammad is a BAFTA and Emmy-winning journalist and documentary producer and director. She started off as an intern at the Centre for Investigative Journalism in 2015.

Since then she has been making documentaries for major UK broadcasters, such as ITV, the BBC, and Channel 4 as well as PBS’s FRONTLINE in the US. Her credits include: the Peabody-nominated Inside Russia: Putin’s War at Home (2022), the Peabody-nominated The Power of Big Oil (2022) – shown on BBC iPlayer as Big Oil v the World, the Bafta and Peabody-nominated The Battle for Hong Kong (2020), the Bafta and Emmy-winning Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag (2019), and the Bafta and Emmy-nominated Iran Unveiled: Taking on the Ayatollahs (2018).

Her documentaries are often focused on human rights in difficult to access authoritarian countries, such as China, Russia, and Iran. She combines emotional human stories with complex undercover filming or investigative techniques.

Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Breaking into Investigative Filmmaking

With a proven track record of producing hard-hitting major network investigations, BAFTA and International Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Gesbeen (Gesh) Mohammad will share her journey of becoming a documentary filmmaker.
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