We are excited to welcome Jennifer Wing as Companis’s Associate Executive Director – Programs. She is taking over Karen’s duties in connecting skilled Companis volunteer professionals with partner nonprofits. Jennifer had a long and successful career in public radio. She was an award-winning host, reporter, and producer. She also helped launch the podcast Transmission about the pandemic in the Pacific Northwest. Her stories, which are known for their heart and person-centered narratives, have aired on National Public Radio, Marketplace, and the BBC.
We also welcome Erin Hennessey as Companis’s Communications & Community Engagement Manager. Erin’s background is in journalism with over 30 years in public radio where she served as a reporter, editor, host, and News Director. Most recently, she focused on producing virtual events – experience that is serving us well as we begin production on Companis’s virtual Biennial 2021 event on October 21 at 6 p.m.