Jennifer Harkness’ key focus is developing, selling and producing unscripted series for Blue Ant Studios within the US and international markets. Previously, Harkness served as SVP of Sales & Development USA for Cream Productions, most recently as Executive Producer on The Story of Late Night for CNN. In her role, she focused on sales and development of original unscripted programming for US networks, creating production partnerships and supporting Cream’s push into digital and virtual reality.
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.