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Jen Winsor, Executive Director

Jen Winsor (she/her) has worked in the Newfoundland and Labrador arts scene for 20 years. She started with the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MusicNL) as their Communications and Program Officer while acting as the Regional Educational Coordinator for the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR). She was honoured to receive the 2015 ‘Denis Parker Music Industry Builder Award.’
Jen left Newfoundland and Labrador to travel with Royal Caribbean Cruise lines working in their Arts and Entertainment Division as Cruise Program Administrator. She was happy to return home to work with the WritersNL as Executive Director. She has spent her time with WritersNL gathering information and developing resources to best serve all Newfoundland and Labrador writers, from emerging to established and those who have been traditionally marginalized. Jen has served on countless arts boards, committees and peer assessment juries and is writing a non-fiction book about crew pregnancies on cruise ships.

Please contact Jen at or call 709-739-5215.

Wendy Rose, Member Services & Communications Coordinator

A freelance arts journalist focusing primarily on arts and lifestyles, Wendy Rose (she/her) writes for local media outlets such as The Telegram, The Newfoundland Herald, Downhome Magazine, Now Atlantic, The Overcast, Secret East, CBC, Musicworks, The Independent, CBC Arts and more.
From 2016-2020, Wendy was The Telegram’s main live event reviewer for music, theatre, contemporary dance, film, ballet, festivals, performance art, and more, and currently reviews events for The Independent and albums for The Downhome Magazine.
Wendy has written over 250 reviews, and hundreds of arts/lifestyles features, interviewing dozens of amazing local writers over the years, such as Megan Coles, Herb Hopkins, Nellie P. Strowbridge, Antony Berger, Nicolas Ruddock, Trudy Morgan-Cole, Russell Wangersky, Jim Wellman, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Victoria Barbour, Joseph Keaney, Dawn Baker, Ben Cox, Chris Ryan, Fred Humber, Bobbi Pike, Frank Galgay, William C. Malone – just to name a few!

Contact Wendy Rose at, and follow her journalistic endeavours at