2007 – Jane Hawtin



Jane Hawtin

Visit amberlight.ca/jane.html for Jane’s “Rosalie Award” video.

As President of Amberlight Productions Inc., Jane Hawtin’s talent and business savvy have been evident as a broadcast journalist, executive producer and creator of several successful television and radio programs.

In her capacity as Vice President and co-owner of Electric Entertainment, Jane was not only executive producer and host of the long running television program Jane Hawtin Live, she also acted as supervising and/or executive producer on many others including Linehan, Doctor on CallPrime Business with Deirdre McMurdy, Teen Tribute TV, Liquid Soapz, Road Scholars, and the award winning one hour documentary special Forgotten Faces.

Jane began her career in radio and racked up a number of firsts including first female news director (Q107) and first female talk show host on The Jane Hawtin Show on CFRB 1010 that became the number one noon hour program in Canada. Her professionalism, integrity and journalistic skills have been acknowledged by her peers resulting in two ACTRA nominations for best radio host and a Gemini nomination for best host/interviewer. Most recently, Jane executive produced and hosted the innovative radio program, Stranded, for CBC radio, where Jane is the back-up host on a number of CBC radio shows including Metro Morning (Toronto), Here and Now (Toronto), The Current (National) and As It Happens (National).

Recently, Jane, as owner of Road Scholars Productions Inc, wrapped production of Season 4 of the popular teen documentary series, Road Scholars, a program she created and developed and which now airs on APTN Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and as of February 2007 will begin airing in Prime Time on TVB Television in Hong Kong.

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