Jennifer Weaver

· South Jordan, UT 84009 · (385) 329-3558 ·

I have been in communications/PR and print/TV management for more than 25 years. I am an award-winning journalist with social media management, advertising sales and digital marketing experience. I have experience with print/TV news management, corporate communications, public relations, social media/email marketing and website administration including SEO and Google Analytics.


Director of Communications

Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Establish and drive a comprehensive, multi-channel communications strategy. Improve stakeholder outreach and information sharing through effective use of website, newsletters, social networking, and public relations. With the collaboration of teammates, prepare and manage the creation of all communication content, including print, video, audio, and digital materials for general purposes, fundraising, advocacy, and research. Manage and safeguard the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation brand. Manage media relations, including the development of contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders, and the creation of media toolkit and press releases, briefs, and other media focused materials. Work collaboratively and build relationships with the marketing, communications, and public relations teams of trusted partners, industry, and other organizations within the Cholangiocarcinoma community. Lead a team of communication, marketing, design professionals, and volunteers. Track engagement across various platforms and make data-driven decisions, including reporting and analysis of online and social media activities. Manage the Foundation's presence at industry events, medical meetings, and conferences, including the materials and resources. Manage a budget for the communications team and ensure compliance.

June 2021 - Present

Executive Producer of Digital News

KUTV 2News

Developed and implemented digital content strategy for resulting in 271% growth within 3 years. Work with others in the West Region stations in Sinclair Broadcast Group. Manage a staff of six and work closely with assignment desk, producers, reporters and photographers. Make sure KUTV broadcast and digital staff are working together to increase ratings and digital/mobile/social stats. Copy edit and write up to 30 stories daily for online. Produce Amazon Alexa and KUTV podcasts. Administer all website, social media platforms and news alert emails.

November 2017 - April 2021

Communications and Marketing Manager

ForeverGreen Int'l

Fulfilled all communications internally and externally, including investor relations, for the network marketing company in 212 countries. Executed email marketing, distributor trainings, social media management, livestreaming and PIPs.

May 2017 - November 2017

Communications and Marketing Manager


Wrote policy & guidelines manual in addition to a 16-page & 20-page magazine, designed recipe book, shopper guide, training materials, business cards, press releases, flyers, social media posts. Public speaking and event booths such as food conferences and FitCon. Collaborated on complete product rebrand and packaging.

March 2016 - April 2017

Associate Manager Corporate Communications

Nu Skin Enterprises,LLC.

Authored FAQ sheets, wrote PIPs, coordinated media outreach. Also, wrote press releases, CSR quarterly and annual reports, conducted website administration using Adobe CQ4, assisted with crisis management and social media. Collaboratively worked on a team for the global convention, specifically CSR.

May 2014 - January 2016

Assignment Manager

KSTU Fox13

Monitor media outlets and cultivate multi-sources to ensure content for 9 hours of news. Supervise staff of three assignment editors. Assign stories to photographers and reporters for coverage of all news broadcasts.

November 2011 - April 2014

Bureau Chief

The Spectrum & Daily News

Supervise staff, write and edit work of three reporters: sports and general reporting. Administer with content in addition to a 16-page weekly tabloid. Serve on the paper's Editorial Board. Event planning and execution of political debates, symposiums and workshops.

October 2001 - November 2011


University of Phoenix

Masters in Public Administration
Management - Lambda Sigma Chapter of the International Business Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta

GPA: 3.76

Sept. 2009 - October 2011

University of Utah

Bachelors of Science

Human Development & Family Studies

Transfer Student Leadership Scholarship

September 1990 - June 1997

Salt Lake Community College

General Education

Leadership Scholarship

September 1988 - March 1990


Web Developement Languages
  • AP Style / Writing / Editing
  • Adobe Creative Suite / MS Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Google Docs
  • Social Media Management / SEO / Email Marketing
  • Event Planning / Volunteer Coordination


Apart from being a professional writer and avid reader, I enjoy being a mom of three grown children. I also like to workout at Hotworx.

I like to watch documentaries, rom-coms and dramas. I also enjoy volunteering and advocacy. I currently serve on the WoW Utah Advisory Board.

I have helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in total for Women of Worth Utah, Nu Skin's Force for Good Foundation,

Cedar City Rotary, and the United Way of Iron County.

Awards & Certifications

  • Strictly Business: The Dale Carnegie Immersion Seminar, Highest Achievement Award - October 2019
  • Edward R.Murrow Awards Judge for Multi-media Excellence & Social Media - 2019-2020
  • Don Baker Award for Investigative Reporting
  • AP Best Editorial of the Year
  • 1 st Place - Breaking News - Associated Press: Utah-Spokane-Washington
  • 1 st Place - SPJ Awards - Spot News
  • 1 st Place - SPJ Awards - Personality Profile
  • 1 st Place - SPJ Awards - Features Reporting