Jim with Bill Omara, a racing pigeon fancier in Dublin.

Jim Jenner is an American born film writer/director who first worked in media as a journalist for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, where he later joined CBS television news. At 20 he was a radio reporter and, at 21 had become the youngest reporter ever to appear on the CBS evening news, covering stories during the civil war in East Pakistan. Following a stint as a news producer based in New York he left CBS to start his own film company, PACCOM, which is celebrating it’s 30th year in business this year.

A life-long pigeon fancier Jim first came to the notice of the sport in 1990 when he released “Marathon in the Sky” a documentary about pigeon racing narrated by the late American TV star Michael Landon.

It’s fair to say it caused a sensation in the sport for the quality of the work and Jim’s beautiful description of the racing hobby.

Jim went on to create and 11-part documentary on pigeons entitled “Oldest Feathered Friend”, which won several top film festival first prizes.

His latest pigeon film series; Secrets of Champions is a documentary detailing the inside story of some of Europe’s longest running champion trainers. It contains several unique sections explaining and illustrating the secret of the throat, a key secret of these top fanciers.

A dedicated pigeon fancier and a wonderful spokesman for the sport Jim has been called “the pigeon world’s greatest story teller”. Jim lives in the Rocky Mountains of Montana where he bases his production company.

Jim can be reached at:


Pigeon Films
P.O. Box 7
Philipsburg, MT 59858

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  1. hurriyah asar says:

    interested in know why some pigeons attack their young refuse to feed. I am a hobbyist not interested in racing. My knowledge is pre-school. Been racing pigeons for about 10 yrs. Thank You

    • Jim Jenner says:

      Does this email still work for you? This was caught in a bundle of spam on our page. Sorry.

      I’m more familiar with attacks by non-parents, especially when youngsters first leave, or fall from the nest. That to me is part of the flock behavior of attacking the weak./

      Harming your own young young and not feeding is indicative of illness or extreme discomfort with the nest. But it is very rare with mature birds.