Kristin Jenkins is an award-winning writer and editor with extensive experience in magazine publishing.

Ms. Jenkins has held senior positions at a number of Canadian magazines, including Chatelaine (Executive Editor) FLARE (Features Editor), Healthwatch (Editor-in-Chief), Canadian Family (Editor-in-Chief), and TV GUIDE (Editor-in-Chief). 

Prior to working in consumer magazines, Ms. Jenkins held senior positions at several national publications for physicians. She was also Editorial Director of Custom Communications at Thomson Healthcare, in charge of producing more than 30 different magazines, newspapers and newsletters for physicians, pharmacists and consumers.

Currently directing KJ & Company—a custom magazine packaging and editorial consulting group—Ms. Jenkins recently produced her fourth issue of the Look Good Feel Better magazine for Canadian women with cancer (May 2007).

Among other things, Ms. Jenkins is currently a content producer for The Canadian Health NetworkHealth Canada’s website for consumers. She is also a contributing editor to Canadian Health, a magazine published by the Canadian Medical Association, and to Canadian Living, one of Canada’s leading magazines for women.

Ms. Jenkins is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario and holds a BA in English.


2002   National Mature Media Awards Honouring the Best in Advertising, Marketing and Educational Materials for Older Adults, Award of Merit
Will You Live to 100? (Good Times Magazine)

1999    Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial Award, Best Profile
Newfoundland’s Jewel (The Medical Post)

1992    Maclean-Hunter BEST Award for Best Editorial
Goodbye Louanne (The Medical Post)

1989    Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial Award, Best General Article
Walking on The Top of the World (The Medical Post)

1988    Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial Award, Best Technical Article
Pretty In Pink (The Medical Post)

1988   Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial Award, Best General Article
Disaster Plan Spells Disaster (The Medical Post)

1980   Canadian Public Relations Association Award, Best Hospital-based Publication

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