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Who’s Who – Steve Jenkins

Steve JenkinsSteve was elected churchwarden at the APCM in April 2015, having been on the PCC for much of the previous 20 years or so. Alongside churchwarden things, he handles publicity for the parish and runs the rota for sidesmen and sideswomen.

Originally an agricultural journalist, Steve switched into public relations with The Children’s Society followed by more than 20 years as a press officer for the Church of England nationally. His media handling highlights have included the return of Terry Waite from captivity, the vote to ordain women as priests and the funerals of Princess Diana and Jade Goody.

Nowadays, Steve works as a PR consultant and journalist, as well as invigilating exams at Highdown School. He is married to Sue and they have two sons: David and Luke.