BFCA Member Profile

Jennifer Merin

Primary Outlet:
About.com
Additional Outlets:
Womens eNews, AWFJ Women On Film
Website:
http://documentaries.about.com
Twitter:
@aboutdocsguide, @jennifermerin, @awfjinc
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.merin
Biography:
In addition to covering nonfiction film for About.com (http://documentaries.about.com), Jennifer Merin is the Film Critic for Women's eNews (www.WomenseNews.org) and is President of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, a nonprofit organization of leading women film journalists in the U.S., Canada and the UK, where she helms AWFJ Women On Film (www.AWFJ.org), the organization's online journal. Jennifer has also been a film reviewer for New York Press and SoHo News, and columnist for the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times Syndicate, Tribune Media Services, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Newsday, as well as a film and culture reporter for Westwood One Radio, CBS Radio Networks and NBC Radio Networks. She has served as a juror at the prestigious IDFA film festival in Amsterdam, Salem Film Fest, and for the Golden Trailer Awards, and has served as a panelist at Sheffield Doc/Fest, the NY African American Film Festival, and as moderator at film events at the Museum of Modern Art, Women's Media Center, DocuClub, Union Docs, NYWIFT and Womens eNews, among other venues.