Jennifer Harkness is Senior Vice President of Sales and Development USA for Toronto based Cream Productions. Amongst their many credits include The Dictator’s Playbook (PBS, NGCI), Fear Thy Neighbor (Discovery ID), Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (Travel Channel) and Blood and Fury (America’s Civil War (AHC).
In her role, Harkness is focused on developing original unscripted programming for US broadcast and networks as well as creating production partnerships and supporting Cream’s push into digital and virtual reality with the launch of Cream 360VR. She joined Cream from Jumpwire Media, the social media agency she co-founded. Prior to Jumpwire, Harkness 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, she has also held key positions such as Executive Director for the Banff World Television Festival and Production Executive for Canada’s Global Television Network.