Speaker Jennifer Harkness

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Jennifer Harkness

SVP, Factual Entertainment and Production

Blue Ant Media

Jennifer Harkness’ key focus is developing, selling and producing unscripted series for Blue Ant Studios within the US and international markets. Most recently, she executive produced Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell(Peacock, Sky). Previously, Harkness was SVP of Sales & Development USA for Cream Productions, where her final project in her tenure was serving as Executive Producer of The Story of Late Night (CNN). Harkness joined Cream from Jumpwire Media, the social media agency she co-founded. Prior to Jumpwire, she served as Head of Development, Factual Entertainment for Temple Street Productions where she developed and produced series such as Recipe to Riches (Food Network Canada, Global) and the competitive music show Cover Me Canada (CBC). An industry veteran with over 20 years of television and film experience, Harkness has also held key positions such as Executive Director for the Banff World Television Festival and Production Executive for Canada’s Global Television Network.

Speaking on: Speed Meetings with Buyers: PBS, Blue Ant Studios, Discovery; Speed Meetings with Buyers: Blue Ant Studios, Corus Entertainment, CBC

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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