Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce that Jane Hawtin
will be receiving the Rosalie Award, which honours trailblazing Canadian women in broadcasting.Hawtin
will be recognized and honoured for her
achievements by friends and peers at the 3rd Annual Women in Broadcasting Breakfast.Sponsored by Standard Broadcasting, Evanov Radio Group
and Premier Radio Networks, the breakfast takes place during Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week, on Friday, March 9th at 8:00 a.m. at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto.
A broadcaster, producer and entrepreneur, Hawtin
began her career in radio in 1976 at CKLC in Kingston.
added television to her
resume in 1995 she
continued to break ground, winning several awards as either host or executive producer of over a 1000 hours of fact-based/entertaining programming created by one her
5 television production companies.In 2002 Hawtin
created and hosted a 17 part radio series called ÒStrandedÓ.It was the first time that CBC Radio had commissioned and purchased a radio series from an independent producer.Hawtin
is currently fill in host for As it Happens, Metro Morning and Here and Now on CBC radio and has an after school program for aboriginal teens called ÒThe LinkÓ airing daily on APTN
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...Produced by the same great team that created Road Scholars, THE LINK is the brainchild of award-winning Executive Producer Jane Hawtin.Jane
is particularly proud of the gateway to the past that is opened by Tales My Grandparents Told Me. "We have gathered traditional tales told by aboriginal youth and turned them into timeless, beautiful and innovative animations."
hitting a high note - Jane Hawtin
, Homemakers magazine
, September 2005.
For further information contact Jane Hawtin
at:,416-694-3131 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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"Most people know and appreciate Jane Hawtin
long before they ever actually meet her
...Now that we have completed 26 episodes we are ready for the rest of the world to embrace the program the way that it has been in Canada and Hong Kong," says Jane Hawtin, president of Amberlight Productions and executive producer of ROAD SCHOLARS.
is thrilled with the critical and commercial acclaim that ROAD SCHOLARS
has received at home and abroad.
The show has been such a success there that Hawtin
has been invited by Team Trade Canada to attend a Film and Television convention in June 2004 in Hong Kong.
...While season three of ROAD SCHOLARS prepares to launch on YTV on June 6th, Hawtin has just signed a development deal with APTN for Road Scholars Season 4