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Jenna Ross is a versatile media professional with over a decade of experience in television, film, and corporate advertising.

With a BFA in Film from NSCAD University, she has honed her skills through key roles at renowned organizations, including Discovery, Inc. and the National Film Board of Canada.

 

She has produced outstanding content for diverse fields such as healthcare, education, environment, and finance.

Her ability to craft compelling narratives across genres and platforms reflects a passion for delivering not just content but meaningful stories that resonate across borders.

She currently works as a freelance video producer and editor. 

CV

Freelance, Ontario, Canada, 2023-Present

Editor & Creative Producer

Drives dynamic video storytelling by editing content to match client briefs, crafting scripts and interview questions for authentic engagement, and managing schedules, budgets, and resources for timely, on-budget project completion.

 

Film With Integrity [FWI Media], Ontario, Canada, 2022-2023

Assistant Editor & Creative Producer

Successfully managed creative and logistical aspects of commercial video productions, leading concept development, pre-production, on-set operations, and post-production activities while ensuring projects were delivered on time and within budget.

Projects: (Link videos below?)

Atlas online medical videos: Production Manager, Editor, Paper Editor, Assemblies Editor 

Econse Online Docustyle videos: Creative Producer, Assemblies Editor, Writer

 

Discovery Inc., Dubai, UAE, 2017-2021

B2B Marketing Executive I Marketing Coordinator, 2019-2021

Led the development and execution of innovative marketing strategies, spearheading multi-channel campaigns, collaborating cross-functionally to produce high-quality marketing materials, and fostering strong stakeholder relationships to drive business goals and revenue growth.

Photo: winning award with Lucy

Broadcast Scheduling Operations Coordinator, 2017-2018

Managed broadcast schedules for Discovery's channels, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements, collaborating with cross-functional teams to coordinate promotional campaigns, and fostering strong partnerships with pay TV business partners while contributing to successful channel launches and promotional content.

Projects: 

Dodo Heroes (TV show promos): Script Writer, Editor

What is Ramadan? (TV bumpers - educational series for children on DKids) Writer, Co-producer

Volunteer work: CREATE Program, SPARK Innovation, Discovery Impact Day

Photos of Impact Day certificate

Dubai Lynx Creative Festival, Dubai, UAE, 2017

Volunteer Operations Coordinator

Effectively managed volunteer teams, directed operations, and conducted branding reviews to ensure a smooth and impactful event experience.

Photo here

Village Electric I Village Media, Ontario, Canada, 2015-2016

Production Manager 

Effectively managed client projects from inception to completion, ensuring seamless communication and alignment with stakeholders throughout the production lifecycle, while overseeing production processes, including scheduling, budgeting, and on-set assistance, and supervising post-production activities to deliver high-quality video content on time and within budget.

Projects: Northern Credit Union videos, Ontario Works video series, Local Immigration Partnership (TV, web, social, radio) 

Insert videos/stills or brand logos

Edge Enterprises, Ontario, Canada, 2015 

Development Coordinator

Assisted co-producer of feature film "The Void" during pre-production with administrative work and organized and participated in Ontario-based casting and audition filming.

 

Filmworks46, Ontario, Canada, 2014-2015

Consultant     

Developed a comprehensive business case for the Sault Ste. Marie film community through research and consultations with local schools, production companies, crew, and funding agencies to identify their needs.

The National Film Board of Canada, Halifax, Canada, 2012-2014

Assistant Production Manager, 2014

Collaborated with the producer to coordinate NFB Space School, conducting research and curating NASA footage for online content to help create the interactive and educational program.

Production Coordinator, 2012-2014

Managed multiple productions concurrently, overseeing logistics such as contract and schedule creation, travel arrangements, and expense reporting, demonstrating strong organizational and multitasking skills.

Projects: NFB Space School, NFB Ocean School, Bad Coyote, Imaginary Heroine, Island Green, 54 Hours, Singing Lumberjack, Blue Rodeo, GG. (Films and interactive web content)

Could add links or film covers

Production Assistant, 2012

Supported the production of NFB Space School, contributing to various tasks including camera and lighting assistance, research for interview questions and infographics, and special effects planning, showcasing versatility and creativity in a multifaceted role.

Projects:

NFB Space School (Website videos), Camera B Operator, The National Film Board of Canada

Add CSA photo of me with Mars Rover

Trainee Technical Coordinator, 2012

Assisted in asset organization, schedule creation, and equipment research, aiding in the smooth operation of film productions and gaining valuable experience in technical coordination within a structured environment.

 

Production Projects:

 

2013

Hope for Wildlife (TV series) (Season 3, Episode 39), Camera B Operator, Arcadia Content / Knowledge Network

 

2012

Cubicle to the Cage (TV series) (Season 1, Episode 5), Camera B Operator, Hemmings House Pictures

The Seasons of Our Lives (Documentary), Editor, The Women’s Centre of Lunenberg

Roaming (Feature Film), 2nd Assistant Camera, Macqueen Productions Inc.

Nutrition Myths (Educational video), Videographer & Editor, Dieticians of Canada

Love and Amnesia (Short film), Assistant Editor, Ron McDougall/Independent

Jokester (Short film), Production Coordinator, Mark Corless/Independent

 

2011

Eastlink Commercials, 2nd Assistant Camera, Egg Productions

Catching Killers Season 1 (TV series), Camera Assistant, Forensics First Limited / Smithsonian Channel

Stephen King’s Bag of Bones (Feature film), Locations P.A. (Daily), Bag of Bones Productions

Facebook Follies (CBC TV special), Camera P.A., Tell Tale Productions / CBC

Health Services Event, Editor, The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Gravity and Grace (Feature film), First Assistant Director, Solomon Nagler/Independent

Canada’s Got Talent (TV series), Production Assistant, Syco Entertainment

Could insert photo of me as a camera assistant somewhere here

Education

Certificate, Motion Graphics & Visual Effects 

George Brown College

Toronto, Canada, 2024​

 

Bachelor of Fine Art, Film Degree

NSCAD University

Halifax, Canada, 2011

IATSE 849

Script Supervisor Workshop

Halifax, Canada, 2012

 

AFCOOP

Assistant Directing Workshop

Halifax, Canada, 2011

Technical Skills 

Video: Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects.

Illustration & design: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Procreate, Canva.

Project management: Asana, Frame.io, Clickup, Google Workplace, Slack, Zoom.

Areas of Expertise

Video Editing, Producing, Directing, Storyboarding, Copy Writing, Creation of Pitch Decks, Marketing Strategies, On-set Expertise, Production Management, Project Scheduling, Stakeholder Management, Budget Management, Post-Production Supervision.

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