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On the Road with Jeffrey Lehmann

  • 28 Jul 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Zoom


  • Included with your membership

Note the different day for July - Tuesday, July 28.

Is there any place Jeffrey Lehman hasn’t been with his video camera? As host and producer of  Weekend Explorer, that airs on PBS and broadcasters worldwide, he has traveled the world telling the stories of people and locations.

At our Tuesday, July 28th meeting, Jeffrey Lehmann joins us via Zoom to talk about the minimal equipment he takes on the road, how it has changed over the years, how he manages technology when electricity is scarce, the importance of original music, how he finds sponsors, and what he has learned about storytelling. We are planning for lots of time for questions!


Jeffrey Lehmann hosts and producesWeekend Explorer, a multi-Emmy and multi-Telly-winning travel series that is provided free to PBS stations nationwide, airs on 27 Cox stations across the US, and on broadcast networks around the world.  

Jeffrey also hosted and produced Maritime Silk Road -- Birth of the Global Economy, a historical documentary series. The series was awarded "Documentary Series of the Year” at the Guangzhou International Film Festival as well as Tellys for Writing and Cultural Documentary in 2017. 

In 2019, he hosted and produced China’s Big Bay - From “Made in” to ‘Invented by," a documentary series on modern China with an award-winning animated open.

He has produced sample shorts for a new diving series, Diving Explorer, and a kids series, Explorer Kids.

He has also produced two pilots for a travel series in Mandarin called East Meets West Adventure. In all, he has produced more than 100 full-length episodes that have been broadcast.

You can learn more about Jeffrey’s travels on the KPBS website.


The meeting will take place via Zoom.

You must register in advance in order to get the link to the meeting and the password. Registration is open through July 27.

We will not be publishing the password on Facebook or our website for security. 

If you have not used Zoom before, be sure to download the software in advance. This way, when we send you the meeting invitation, you should be able to just click on it, the program will open, and you can enter the password and easily join the meeting!


5:30 p.m. - Zoom window opens for conversation, catching up + News You Can Use

6:00 p.m. - Meeting begins

6:10 p.m. - Presentation begins, followed by Q&A.

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