Radio & Television

WIFT Atlantic appoints first executive director

HALIFAX — Women in Film and Television – Atlantic (WIFT-AT) announced yesterday it hired Joanne Kerrigan (above) as the organization’s first-ever executive director. Kerrigan comes to WIFT-AT “from a varied background that encompasses strategic leadership, filmmaking, communications and marketing, change management, and non-profit governance,” says a press release. “Joanne has led, volunteered, and worked for many Atlantic Canadian artist-run centres and arts organizations, including the Khyber Centre for the Arts, Linda Joy Media Arts Society, Moving Images Group, and the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative,” the release reads. Kerrigan has also worked in many positions in public service business transformation, “most recently...