Lucy is a British investigative journalist, presenter and producer specialising in gripping environment stories for radio, podcasts, TV and film. 

In 2020, she co-founded Smoke Trail Productions in the UK with Dan Ashby. Upcoming projects include a multi-episode narrative podcast series for BBC Radio 4, an hour-long radio documentary for the BBC World Service and a short documentary film commissioned by the renowned international film festival Hot Docs. She produced a short film, The Catastrophe Garden, which was released on the streaming platform Waterbear in the spring of 2022. 

Previously Lucy was a foreign correspondent for international TV and radio news networks, based for three years in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and then a further three years in Russia, where she was Moscow Bureau Chief for the international news agency Feature Story News. 

Lucy Taylor

Basic information

Lucy Taylor
gripping environment stories
United Kingdom

Supported projects

Into the Wasteland

  • Environment
  • Organised crime

LONDON - A highly-produced three-part, narrative podcast, it follows the dirty trail of British waste from dustbins in England and exposes a British system creaking under the weight of hundreds of millions of tonnes of waste - with illegal dumping happening with impunity both at home and abroad.