Janine has more than 30 years’ experience in the media, public relations, event management and marketing. She has worked in management and as a senior journalist with all facets of media, including press, television and radio, both locally and nationally. Janine founded JC The Power of One, one of Wollongong’s leading communications companies, in 1986.
Janine has involvement in many charity organisations and received recognition for this recently, being named the 2015 Wollongong Citizen of the Year by Wollongong City Council.
Janine also has an Order of Australia medal, awarded for her service to Business and Regional Development.
In addition to her role on the Board of The Illawarra Connection, Janine is also the Deputy Chair of the Light and Hope Committee and the International Women’s Day Committee in Wollongong, a Councillor on the NSW Business Chamber, a Director of Kiteboarding Australia Limited and Greenacres Disability Services, an Illawarra Committee Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and past Deputy Chair of the Illawarra Regional Development Board and the Illawarra Business Chamber.