Jenn Thornhill Verma

Jenn Thornhill Verma (she/her) is an investigative journalist, filmmaker and mother of three with master’s degrees in fine arts and science. From Corner Brook, now living in Ottawa, Jenn has extensively reported on the 1992 cod moratorium, when the federal government closed the commercial cod fishery and her book, Cod Collapse was shortlisted in 2021 for a historical nonfiction award. In 2020, Jenn’s landscape art was recognized for best cover (magazine) at the Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs), where she has been a repeat silver finalist. She is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the executive lead for the secretariat of the Global Commission on Evidence to Address Societal Challenges. In May, The Indy announced that Jenn joined the Oxford Climate Journalism Network, a new program at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.

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