An alumnus of Second City Toronto, Jennifer Whalen is a co-creator, executive producer, writer and star of Baroness von Sketch Show. She was head writer for the award-winning satirical comedy This Hour Has 22 Minutes and developed long-running shows Little Mosque On the Prairie (CBC/Mind’s Eye) and Instant Star (CTV/Epitome). She has also worked on The Ron James Show (CBC), The Jon Dore Show (Comedy Network/IFC) and the critically acclaimed Gavin Crawford Show (Comedy Network/Shaftsbury). She originated the role of the Aviatrix in the Tony Award Winning Drowsy Chaperone.
Whalen won a CSA for Best Show and one for Best Writing for her work on Baroness von Sketch Show and has been nominated for three Geminis, four Canadian Comedy Awards and won both a WGC Award and a Canadian Comedy Award for her work on This Hour Has 22 Minutes.