The National Magazine Awards will be emceed by Jacqueline Hennessy a Toronto-based freelance writer, actor and broadcast journalist as well as a former National Magazine Awards Gold winner. She is currently contributing health editor at More magazine and is the former associate editor for Chatelaine magazine. Other journalism awards she was won were the Canadian Nurses Association Award of Merit (recognizing health care reporting) and the Canadian Journalism Federation Greg Clark Award.
As an actor she has played, among other things, a twin prostitute in the David Cronenberg film Dead Ringers. She also holds a doctorate in French literature. Her appearance is sponsored by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC).
You can save yourself $15 off the $150 ticket for the event by booking before the early bird deadline May 20th (Friday).