Jennifer Hunt-Poitras is an award winning journalist with CBC North Television. For the past fifteen years she has produced news and documentaries broadcast in English and Inuktitut. Many of her stories have focused on the impact of residential schools within Inuit, Dene, and Métis communities. Her background also includes work as an Inuktitut interpreter/translator for the Northwest Territories Language Bureau. Hunt-Poitras was raised in Pond Inlet, Nunavut and attended a residential school in Iqaluit. Ms Hunt-Poitras will be based in Yellowknife.