Staff Member


Jennifer Hassum

Jennifer Hassum

PressProgress Publisher

Jen Hassum is the Publisher of PressProgress, overseeing its growth into a national news organization that breaks major news stories and is widely read by millions of Canadians every year. Her role focuses on audience acquisition, reader engagement, business development and other strategic initiatives. 

Hassum has over ten years of experience as a senior-level strategic communicator working at the municipal, provincial and national levels. She is recognized as a leading innovator in building online community and mobilizing users to real-world action. Over the years, her work has contributed to historic electoral victories, set new precedents at the Ontario Labour Relations Board and helped win important gains for working-class people.