Season 3: Episode 5 | Amanda Jenkins | The Chosen: Understanding the Success Behind the Popular TV Series
Amanda Jenkins | Guest
Lead Creator | The Chosen Bible Studies and Devotionals
Lorna Dueck | Interviewer
Lorna Dueck Creative
Joanna la Fleur | Interviewer
Speaker, podcaster, TV host, and communications consultant
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Today’s guest is Amanda Jenkins, the lead creator for The Chosen’s extra content, including The Chosen devotionals, Bible studies, and children’s books. The Chosen is the largest fan-supported entertainment project of all time and has more than 500 million episode views and is available in 62 languages.
Amanda Jenkins is an author, speaker, and mother of four. She attended Northwestern Bible College and graduated with a degree in biblical studies and communications. She lives in Texas with her children and husband, Dallas, creator of The Chosen, an incredibly popular television series about Jesus.
Learn more about The Chosen: watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen
Lorna was a regular commentary writer on faith and public life in Canada’s leading national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and is a frequent media commentator. She has travelled the world reporting on church-led response to humanitarian crisis.
Lorna earned a Master of Arts in Evangelism and Leadership from Wheaton College. She has received honorary doctorate degrees from Trinity, Tyndale and Briercrest Universities. Lorna has received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canadian society.
Lorna and her husband Vern live in the Toronto suburbs, have been married over three decades, and delight in the adventures of their grown son and daughter.
Learn more about Lorna Dueck
Joanna la Fleur is a speaker, podcaster, TV host, and communications consultant. With a Business Communications degree and a Masters in Theological Studies, she has been helping the Church communicate the best news in the world for over 15 years.
You can catch her interviews with Christian creatives and communicators on the Word Made Digital Podcast, communications training on the Word Made Digital Tutorials and her Bible teaching on the national TV show, See Hear Love.
She acts as an advisor to the Institute of Evangelism at Wycliffe College and is newly appointed to the Board of Governors at Tyndale University.
Learn more about Joanna la Fleur: joannalafleur.com