How to say: J. Kellenberger
A guide to words and names in the news, from Martha Figueroa-Clark of the BBC Pronunciation Unit.
"Today's pronunciation is for the Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Jakob Kellenberger - a Swiss national with a German name.
"It is pronounced YAA-kop KELL-uhn-bair-guhr (-air as in 'hair'; -g as in 'get'). This pronunciation was given to us by the Swiss Embassy."