About Jane Hawtin
Executive Producer, Jane Hawtin has created, executive produced and/ or produced and directed over a thousand hours of factual television programming including: Jane Hawtin Live, Linehan, Doctor on Call, Care giving with June Callwood, Prime Business with Deirdre McMurdy, Teen Tribute TV, Forgotten Faces and The Link.
In 2001, Jane created, executive produced, and directed Road Scholars, a series of 32 - 30 minute documentaries which won world-wide distribution and acclaim. With Jane’s permission and to her honour, Road Scholars was commissioned by the Hong Kong government for use in a country-wide campaign to teach English to Mandarin-speaking students.
Jane Hawtin is also renowned as a journalist in Canada, breaking trails as Canada’s first female news director (Q107) and first female talk show host (CFRB). She was twice nominated for an ACTRA award for Best Radio Host, won the Hollobon Award for excellence in medical and science reporting and was nominated for a Gemini as best host for Jane Hawtin Live.