Speaker Profiles

Jennifer Hollett

Jennifer Hollett

Head of News & Government

Twitter Canada

Jennifer Hollett is a smashup of digital, journalism, and politics. She is the head of News and Government at Twitter Canada.

An award-winning TV reporter and producer, Jennifer has over a decade of experience at CBC, CTV, and MuchMusic. She won a Canadian Online Publishing Award for her work hosting CBC’s G20 Street Level blog during the 2010 G20 Summit in Toronto, and was recognized by Amnesty International Canada with a 2009 Media Award for her CBC radio reporting from Israel and Palestine.

Jennifer also co-founded a startup and developed “Super PAC App,” which debuted #1 in its category in the App Store, helping make political TV ads more transparent, and was the federal NDP candidate in University-Rosedale here in Toronto. She has her Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.

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