(new website is a work in progress – getting it back online for #credco, November 2018)

Jennifer is co-organizer of hacks/hackers Scotland, an independent researcher and digital media practitioner interested in promoting and supporting media literacy and community media for a change. Her PhD examined the rise of alternative media and citizen journalism at the Olympic Games. She works with art, educational and community groups across the UK to develop media and digital literacies using citizen journalism, event-based media activism and participatory approaches to developing media and digital literacies.

She is regularly invited to speak at events about the practice of citizen journalism and community engagement, as well as
running practical training sessions in social media for social good and digital storytelling. She is also training to be a journalist. Reach out to Jennifer: jennifermjones.net/ @Jennifer M Jones