Jenn Thornhill Verma has been interviewed for a variety of news programs nationally and in Atlantic Canada, mostly in relation to her book. In the health field, Jenn regularly presents at national and international events/conferences as well as to graduate-level programs (e.g., McMaster University Degroote School of Business and University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation).
For inquiries related to Jenn’s book,
Cod Collapse, please contact:
Atlantic publicist: Kate Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
National publicist: Karen McMullin (email@example.com)
contact Jenn directly.
See a summary of
words of praise for Jenn Thornhill Verma’s first book, . Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Saltwater Cowboys
RECENT NEWS MEDIA (Includes interviews and book reviews since 2018)
2021, Feb Last Fish, First Boat (film release) . A story of resilience; animated film aims to teach youth about northern cod moratorium (Feb 19, 2021). Saltwire News Animated short, Last Fish, First Boat, a cautionary tale about cod moratorium (Feb 22, 2021). NTV news. St. John’s Morning Show. (Feb 22, 2021). CBC NL (radio). 2021, Jan Weekend AM, CBC Radio One’s morning show across Newfoundland and Labrador, to discuss Snowmageddon (no recording available) 2020, Aug-Sep CBC news reporter Prajwala Dixit talks to Gene Maloney and Last Fish, First Boat collaborators Kat Frick Miller and Jenn Thornhill Verma: Here and Now (CBC NL TV) The Broadcast (CBC NL radio) Online (CBC NL) 2020, May 1 Conversations in Quarantine: Jenn Thornhill Verma, Maisonneuve Magazine 2020, Feb Newfoundland Quarterly Author Q&A The Telegram / Saltwire Network review of Cod Collapse “Author blends family memoir with hefty review of Newfoundland’s cod collapse” by Joan Sullivan 2020, Jan 20 Great Canadian Longform conversation on longform writing 2020, Jan 11 The Independent (NL) excerpt of Cod Collapse 2019, Dec 22 VOCM’s Sunday Drive 2019, Dec 16 The Hill Times names Cod Collapse to List of 100 Best Non-fiction Canadian Books in 2019 2019, Dec 10 CBC NL radio’s The Broadcast 2019, Nov 20 CBC NS radio’s Mainstreet Halifax segment (no recording available) 2019, Nov 12 VOCM Morning radio segment (no recording available) 2019, Nov 11 Saltwire Network news story, “Corner Brook native launches new book on cod moratorium” 2019, Nov 4 BookMe! Podcast (Season 3, Episode 1) 2019, Nov 1 Atlantic Books Today review of Cod Collapse “The collective trauma of the great cod collapse” by Jeffrey Hutchings 2019, Oct 31 Canadian Geographic excerpt of Cod Collapse. 2019, Aug 29 CBC Ottawa Morning discussion of international award-winning musical, Come From Away. 2019, Aug 3 CBC NL news story, “Buried report offers insight on why expats leave N.L. — and why they’d return.” 2019, Jul 23 CBC NL On The Go (no recording available) 2019, Jun 16 VOCM Sunday Drive (segment begins 15:53) 2019, Jan 8 CBC NL radio’s The Broadcast (segment begins 12:57) 2019, Jan 20 VOCM’s Sunday Drive (segment begins 16.33) 2018, Aug 8 The Telegram news story, “Corner Brook native writing about the struggles and successes of Newfoundlanders after the cod moratorium.” 2018, Jul 20 University of King’s College news story, “I’m new to this world… it helps to work someone who’s not!”