Jess Hurd


Vince Cable – Learning for Life

Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills addresses trade unionists at the TUC for the first time since being elected. Unionlearn Learning for Life Annual Conference.

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International Women’s Day

Monday 8 March is International Women’s Day, it was one hundred years ago in 1910 that the idea was first suggested by German socialist Clara Zetkin. This year TUC are putting on a huge celebration, organised by the pioneers of mixing up ideas and entertainment, Philosophy Football’

Featuring comedy from Josie Long described by The Guardian as ‘ a figurehead for a new way of doing things in alternative comedy’ . The night will open with the soulful vocals o Zena Edwards plus the hip-hop and spoken word duo Poetic Pilgrimage. Introduced by TUC Deputy General Secretary Frances O’Grady with author Bonnie Greer, the show is compered by the brilliantly funny Lorraine Bowen. A visual display of international women’s day will be provided by photographer Jess Hurd.

The show begins at 7pm, the venue is Congress Centre, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1
Tickets can be booked here or call 020 8802 3499

Concert for Haiti

TUC Aid Haiti Earthquake Appeal – donations please click here

A slideshow of my images from Haiti will be showing at the Concert for Haiti and in the event programme

See more coverage and images here

Gordon Brown – TUC

Prime Minister Gordon Brown,TUC Conference, Liverpool.

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Firefighter – What’s My Role?

Congratulations to Firefighter Magazine for winning ‘Best Magazine’ in the TUC Communication Awards.

Chuffed to have this profile piece written about my work. I consider it an honour to work with the FBU.

Thanks to photographers Paul Box and Justin Tallis.

Jo Brand

Interview with Jo Brand for Unionlearn

See web gallery here

All images © Jess Hurd/

Trade Union Communications Awards

The FBU scooped the top award, Best Publication for Firefighter magazine at this years TUC Awards

I was chuffed along with other Report Digital photographers to be part of the winning team.

The Firefighters trade union magazine has commissioned me for features from Colombia, Venezuela and Iraq amongst other places and I am proud to work with them.

Firefighter – What’s my Role feature here

Thanks to my good friend Rod for the use of photo.

© Rod Leon

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