With a background in Journalism and Communications, Jen has been working in the Newfoundland and Labrador arts scene for almost 10 years. Jen spent much of this time working with the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador as their Communications and Program Officer while acting as the Regional Educations Coordinator for the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings and was honored to receive the 2015 Denis Parker Music Industry Builder Award. She spent the past year traveling with Royal Caribbean Cruise lines working in their Arts and Entertainment Division and currently has taken on the role of Executive Director of the Writers Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador. She is very excited about this new opportunity and happy to be back working in the arts in her home province.
Jacqueline Hynes, Communications Coordinator
Jacqueline Hynes is a writer, filmmaker and theatre artist who often works in arts administration for non-profits. She has spent time at organizations such as the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, ArtsNL, and the Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative. Hynes has been working in the film industry for several years and currently manages communications and membership at WANL.