Jett & Kathryn Britnell

Jett & Kathryn Britnell

Jett & Kathryn Britnell are internationally published travel writers, professional award-winning photographers, explorers, scuba divers, ocean advocates and speakers who pursue travel and lifestyle assignments centering aroundscuba diving adventures, lifestyle and adventure tourism. Their publishing credits include, The Globe & Mail, British Columbia Magazine, Matador Network, Photo Comment, Alert Diver, Diver Magazine, Scuba & H2O Adventure, Sport Diver, Travel Thru History and numerous other outlets. Jett’s photography has graced the covers of magazines over 56 times. The Britnell’s are both skilled public speakers who have made presentations on dive travel, exploration, conservation, destinations, photography seminars and workshops. Their photojournalism work has taken them to England, France, Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, the Maldives, Fiji, Indonesia, Palau, Truk Lagoon, Ponape, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Cozumel, Baja, Bonaire, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, The Philippines, Panama, Greece, Turkey, and Alaska to name a few.

Matador Ambassadors

The Britnell’s are also two of 72 global Matador Ambassadors for Matador Network. Matador Ambassadors are leading photographers, journalists, artists, educators and writers with a passion for storytelling, travel, and conservation. Matador Network is one of the largest independent travel publishers online, with over 3 million unique monthly visitors. Both are members of the Underwater Archaeological Society of British Columbia and the British Columbia Association of Travel Writers.

Fellow in Three Prestigious Explorer Societies

Jett is also a Fellow in three prestigious Explorer societies, the exclusive and world renowned Explorers Club, the prestigious Royal Geographical Society in London, and Canada’s centre for geography and exploration, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. He is also a member of the Ocean Artists Society, a unique alliance of the world’s top marine life artists, painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, and writers, who use their talents to foster an interest in the ocean arts and marine-life issues.

Underwater | Wildlife | Travel | Exploration

Former Memberships & Affiliations

Both Jett & Kathryn are former members of International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association and Jett is a past member of the Professional Writers of Canada and the Professional Photographers of Canada (nationally accredited in Underwater, Travel and Editorial Illustration)

Editorial and Photography Samples Can Be Viewed On Their Websites:



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  1. June 2017 BCATW Buzz - June 1, 2017

    […] May, Jett and Kathryn Britnell traveled to southern Greece to spend one week aboard a gulet (Turkish pronunciation) which is a […]

  2. November 2013 BCATW Buzz - August 7, 2014

    […] novel Shadow of the Lion is Watch for occasional new posts. Jett and Kathryn Britnell spent much of August visiting London, Paris, Venice & Rome so are catching up on the image […]

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