Gabrielle WhelanCommunications Director
Gabrielle joined Whipsaw with a focus on developing in-house content and overseeing media efforts, marketing campaigns and events. She previously served as the publicity manager for the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival where she secured local and national press for filmmakers including print, radio and television. She also pitched and produced the festival’s standup comedy events, which were well-received by the community. Before relocating to San Francisco, Gabrielle worked in Los Angeles as an independent producer and writer for production companies including Elder Productions where she created commercials and social media video series for clients and co-wrote and produced her own original pilots.
Gabrielle previously worked in editorial roles for print and interactive content for Source Media in New York and Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLC in London. While overseas, she also earned her master’s in comparative literature from King’s College London. In her spare time, Gabrielle enjoys traveling, creative writing, participating in storytelling events, and attempting to surf.