Barbara Jones, an award-winning documentary producer, began her career as a radio reporter. Since then, she has worked primarily in television and new media; on the launch of TV networks in Latin America and Brazil; TV network program planning, production and scheduling; marketing; audience and market research; interactive media projects; and media consulting. She is the founder and CEO of StayBillety, an Internet-based community accommodation service.
Her previous executive roles include director of research for Western Broadcast Sales (Canada); director of international online for Weather.com (U.S.); vice president of programming and marketing for Power Broadcasting (Canada); and vice president of online broadcasting for Alliance Atlantis (Canada).
In addition to actively participating in several industry associations, Jones has served on judging panels for the CableAce Awards, CINE Awards, International PROMAX BDA Awards, Gemini Awards and Canadian New Media Awards, and is a former member of the International EMMA Jury.
Jones also continues developing new media and television properties through her company, SailorJones Media.