PACCOM FILMS Writer/Director Jim Jenner was born in Seattle in 1949 and began writing professionally at the age of 18 for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He joined the bureau of CBS News there in 1970 and worked throughout Asia and the USA until he returned to his native Northwest and founded his own television production company in 1976. He eventually sold the sixty employee firm in 1993. Jim then concentrated on producing independent films including an award-winning series on Route 66 and documentaries and instructional works on pigeons. He is recognized globally as an articulate advocate that domestic pigeon keeping has a positive effect on individuals, especially children. He also continues to create films for corporations and associations and recently completed a documentary film for PBS, "Saving the Burg", which chronicles the rebirth of his home town in Philipsburg, Montana.