Jen is an audio producer and radio host with nearly 20 years of experience writing plays, newspaper articles, radio scripts, and new media documentaries. She has created award-winning content for CBC Radio and The National Film Board of Canada’s Digital Studio.
An enthusiast for alternative storytelling, Jen has written and voiced dozens of audio documentaries Among them is her 2016 production for the CBC podcast Ideas, The Dream of Brother XII. It takes listeners on an captivating journey into the strange life of a cult leader who lived near Nanaimo, BC early in the twentieth century.
She’s gotten her hands dirty with a number of award-winning digital interactive projects including Bear 71 (NFB Digital Studio), Seven Digital Deadly Sins (The Guardian), Hyperlocal (CBC), Life on Hold (Al Jazeera), and The Last Hunt (NFB).
She takes great joy in passing her experience forward as a teacher of Creative Writing for New Media and Podcasting at UBC.