A professional wordsmith with a love for people and communicating, Jo Gilbert has more than a decade of experience in communications.
Most recently she was a News Director at The Press/Stuff. She has also worked for The Telegraph newspaper and Which? magazine in London.
As the communications and engagement manager, Jo is responsible for conveying news and information about the Arts Centre to the public and the media – including managing the social media accounts.
The Christchurch native is focused on the Arts Centre’s aim to restore memories and create vibrant futures, and loves sharing stories about the precinct’s exciting retailers and eateries, creative entrepreneurs, educational offerings, and dynamic events.
She holds a Graduate Diploma in Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Canterbury.