Jen Winsor, Executive Director

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 honoured 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.


Samantha Fitzpatrick, Member Services Coordinator

Samantha Fitzpatrick is an administrative professional with a passion for communications and event-planning. She is an avid volunteer and has been heavily involved in non-profit and arts work for the past five years. As WANL’s Member Services Coordinator, Samantha is excited to put her skills to use in support of her province’s writing community.