Finding Your Identity
The current trend toward branding yourself, rather than a quirky blog name, raises a lot of questions about how we define ourselves. So does the nature of social media in general. This session will ask participants to consider what they want to be known for, and why, and how their writing can help them achieve that.
Jenna Morton has always been a writer. She started a community newspaper at age nine. Requested a typewriter for her 12th birthday. Co-authored newspaper columns in junior high and high school. When she headed off to earn a journalism degree at the University of King’s College, no one was surprised. She has been a newspaper columnist and reporter, a magazine editor, a CBC reporter, host, and producer, and has been blogging since the days of Geocities at the turn of the century. She is the creator of Pickle Planet Moncton, a digital media company that has become the top source for information for parents in New Brunswick, incorporating a Rogers TV talk show, a podcast, three quarterly magazines, and the successful Pickle Planet website and social media channels.