Ben Zand is a journalist and documentary filmmaker who works with BBC2, BBC3 and Panorama and is currently the Editor of BBC Pop Up. Original, authentic and creative, Ben researches and features in all his current affairs documentaries, which take him all around the world.

In this Creative Cut Ben advises that creatives can’t just ‘want’ they have to ‘do’. His ambitious, proactive approach to work, combined with his innovative style, produce some fantastic results and is one of the reasons he won 2016 Young Talent of the Year at the RTS journalist awards.

The location footage in this film has been used with kind permission of BBC World News and The Travel Show.