Joanne’s selected credits include 2-years writing for CBC’s popular news parody show, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, the ‘tween show Overruled and a stint as a contributing writer for season three of the Baroness von Sketch Show. Most recently, Joanne could be found scouring the CBC archives for their music documentary show, From the Vaults, which is currently streaming on CBC GEM. Joanne has optioned 11 of her own television ideas and is an in-demand development contributor, having worked as a creative/story consultant for Markham Street Films, DHX Media, CBC, Gordon Pinsent, Shaftesbury, Gear Shift and Amaze Films.
Joanne has worked in the live Canadian arts scene for over 15 years, across many genres, including performing stand-up from Vancouver to Toronto and improvising in four seasons of Sin City, Toronto’s popular live, improvised soap opera. Joanne has written and performed in three solo shows and her third, She Grew Funny, premiered to sold-out audiences at the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival, where it was the Factory Theatre Studio Patron’s Pick and one of Now Magazine’s Outstanding New Plays. She is the proud winner of a Writer's Guild of Canada award and her second one-woman show, Any Second Now, was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award.