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Howsound: You just won’t know if you don’t ask

Howsound: You just won’t know if you don’t ask

I talked with Rob Rosenthal of Howsound about my CBC documentary “Meet the North.” We chatted about searching out people in the Arctic for their stories in “You Won’t Know If You Don’t Ask.” “In the doc, Jennifer travels the Arctic with no plan other than to interview people. That’s it. She interviews someone and…

Gabriel Award winner

Gabriel Award winner

“Meet the Elverums,” a documentary that I made for CBC’s the Sunday Edition, has won first place in the Radio Documentary, National Release category at the Gabriel Awards. It’s about a family in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada, and I worked with documentary maker Dick Miller and the show’s documentary producer, Karen Levine, to create it….

CBC Books: On Canada Writes

CBC Books: On Canada Writes

“Before the jury decides on a shortlist and winner for each cycle of CBC Literary Prizes, all of the entries received in each category are carefully winnowed down to a longlist by a team of readers who themselves are published Canadian authors. Jennifer Kingsley was a reader for the 2015 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize. In her own words, she tells us how the experience reshaped her map of Canada.”

CBC In Town and Out: Mississippi River

CBC In Town and Out: Mississippi River

The Mississippi River Canoe Route is one of the oldest recreational canoe routes in Canada, but it doesn’t get very much use these days. In the last 20 years, it has fallen out of favour in the paddling community, though little along the river has changed. Mike O’Mally and Alex Broadbent are hoping to put this paddler’s paradise back on the map. Click through to the full post for an audio link to this story from CBC’s In Town and Out.

CBC In Town and Out: Finding a Garden

CBC In Town and Out: Finding a Garden

Now that the ground is thawing, gardeners are coming out in force. For those who have a green thumb but no land to use it in, how do you find a garden of your own? That was the focus of last week’s story for CBC Ottawa’s In Town and Out.

Host Giacomo Panico and I talk about community gardening and land sharing, and we touch on some of the community benefits of public gardens. Click through to the full post for an audio link.

CBC The Sunday Edition: The Whale’s Choice

CBC The Sunday Edition: The Whale’s Choice

October 7, 2012: In this documentary, listeners share the extraordinary experience of being nose to nose with a humpback whale in the wild waters of Southeast Alaska. From Michael Enright’s introduction: “In the Pacific Ocean, along the coasts of B.C. and Alaska, moments of connection between humans and whales do happen.  But they are very…

CBC The Sunday Edition: New Tribe

CBC The Sunday Edition: New Tribe

Find out what happens when you take a land-based course about indigenous governance and decolonization and add the Royal Family’s newest celebrities, Will and Kate. This radio documentary takes listeners to Dechinta Bush University on Dene Land in the Northwest Territories. The main character, Erin Freeland Ballantyne is the visionary behind this project, and she works closely with young leader Kyla Kakfwi Scott.