Elphina Jones, Photo-Journalist
Elphina Jones, Photo-Journalist

Elphina Jones

Photo-Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0027
E: [email protected]

Originally from Cape Town, SA, Elphina spent her formative years in the U.K. An alumna of Hull University and University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), she is a past recipient of Granada Television and the George Viner Memorial Fund (National Union of Journalists) scholarships. During and after her postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism from UCLan’s School of Journalism and Media, she freelanced for BBC Radio Merseyside and co-presented/produced the station’s “yoof” program. Since moving to Cayman, Elphina has segued from news to features writing, enjoying a two-year spell heading up the Compass’s Special Publications Department. A journalist/editor in Special Publications, outside of work, she enjoys world literature, pub quizzes and spending time with her family – not necessarily in that order.

ARTICLES BY ELPHINA JONES

When life gives you lemons, make limoncello

Hot, languid days and good food are as much a feature of the Asti province in Italy’s Piedmont region as they are in Cayman.

Conquering a continent: Gilbert Nicoletta puts his ‘pedal to the metal’

Few people who live in Grand Cayman can have failed to see Gilbert Nicoletta on the roads with his “pedal to the metal,” a true biker covering acres of tarmac in his relentless pursuit of the horizon.

Legal eagle by day, author by night

For a writer, Douglas Schofield can be a man of surprisingly few words.

‘Bad Moms’ star makes appearance at local premiere

The Cayman premiere of Tinseltown’s latest comedy – “Bad Moms” – was screened at Regal Camana Bay on Friday.

‘You Tweet My Face Space’: Social media play provides platform for Ebanks

With the applause of the London stage still ringing in her ears, Cayman actress Melanie Ebanks is currently in a cyber comedy at one of the world’s largest arts festival this month.

Bridgeman’s art bridges gap between Cayman and UK

Cayman artist David Bridgeman is now being represented by a U.K. gallery. The 57-year-old was recently approached by the Saunders Fine Art Gallery in Charlotte Street, London.

‘Seas’ the day at Harbour House Marina Boat Show

Organizers of this year’s Harbour House Marina Boat Show are expecting clear skies on Saturday.

‘Tripping Through’ breaks CayFilm attendance records

The world premiere of Cayman’s second-ever full-length feature film, “Tripping Through,” was recently screened at the CayFilm International Film Festival.

Actress Caitlin Tyson From Cayman to the world stage

Young, Caymanian and ambitious, Brooklyn-based actress Caitlin Tyson is following her dreams in an odyssey that has taken her to Greece.

Local author Ross Tibbetts premieres new sci-fi novel

First-time author Ross Tibbetts will be signing copies of his debut novel, “The Walker,” at Books & Books on July 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Canada Day: Canucks unite on July 1

Formerly known as Dominion Day, Canada Day celebrates the country’s nationhood on July 1, 1867.

American Independence Day: Fourth of July

Americans in Cayman will be out in force to celebrate U.S. Independence Day on July 4.

Supermarket specials for long weekend celebrations

Supermarkets throughout Cayman are embracing the food cravings of their international residents by stocking up on items for Canada Day and July 4 celebrations, from ingredients for recipes to ready-made dishes.

15th Annual Xposition of Arts showcases local and overseas talent

For the first time in its history, this year’s annual Talent Xposition of the Arts, being presented on Sunday, will showcase overseas performers and artists alongside a host of local talent.

Carnival couture queen reigns supreme

Larger-than-life and infinitely more colorful than the show-stopping costumes she creates, Reba Dilbert is Cayman’s carnival and pageant couture queen.

Youth choir competition provides ‘trilling’ final

Good attendance and superlative singing marked the finals of the recent Lions Club of Grand Cayman’s second annual Youth Choir Competition on May 26.

Model citizen: Miniature boat builder Capt. Chuckie Ebanks

Charles “Chuckie” Ebanks, boat captain and West Bay stalwart, not only pilots pleasure boats, he also makes them … and fishing rods, too.

Review: ‘Fame’ Musical leaps onto stage

Life imitates art in “Fame the Musical Jr.,” currently showing at the Prospect Playhouse theatre.

Choir contest roars to climactic finale at Lions Centre

Nine school choirs have been selected as finalists in the Lions Club of Grand Cayman Youth Choir competition 2016.

Marie Claire champions local women

A high school student, a celebrity stylist and a video journalist are among the nine Caymanians to make the final cut to appear in this month’s Marie Claire magazine.
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