Episode #12 - Cathy Fernandes: Founding a National Integrated Media Company


As CEO of Jones Media, Cathy Fernandes fuses the values and visions of a national digital sales organization with a passion to encourage and educate young women in their pursuit to break glass ceilings.

With national experience in building digital sales and executing massive changes in the publishing landscape, Cathy has been an integral part in how organizations adapted over the years. She is an authority in market trends and consumer behaviours, as noted on the many panels and events she’s spoken on.

Cathy was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and got her professional start at Rogers Media in sales. Her work history is impressive as she built her way up the media corporate ladder, successfully becoming VP, National Sales at Quebecor Media and President & COO at Zoom Media Canada. Her extensive experience and learnings guided her to build her own company, Jones Media in 2013.

Alex De Sousa