As an award-winning public relations, project management and brand expert, Jane Puchniak’s professional background spans North American, European and Asian markets. To date, she’s visioned and project managed more than 60 communications campaigns, and 70 experiential marketing events with local, national and international brands. Her experience as a publicist, brand director, artist and broadcaster brings a multifaceted perspective to her marketing campaigns and brand development strategies. In 2015, Jane received the nationally-acclaimed Canadian Public Relations Society Manitoba Communicator of the Year award for management of the press campaign for Going Home Star, a full-length ballet created by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in partnership with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Jane has extensive skills in marketing and communications strategic planning and campaign execution specializing in promotion of creative industry and the performing arts. Much of her work in media relations connects artists and brands to broader social themes, adding their voice to impactful conversation on diverse global issues. She has worked across a wide array of industries with established and emerging brands including Four Seasons Hotels, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Canadian Mental Health Association, AutoCanada, lululemon athletica, Kit and Ace, Pipe & Hat Music Group, Faouzia, Brandish, Manitoba Youth for Climate Action, the Global Climate Strike, RAW:almond and more.