Jared Madden

Jared is an award winning writer/producer who has over 20 years experience in the communications and digital industry. Jared started his first business as a teenager, hand making wooden hair clips and selling them to tourists. At the age of twenty one he launched a Marketing/Communications agency and after ten years in the industry he went on to lecture for the Bachelor of Visual Communications and Business. For seven years he worked for the Adventist Church in the roles as HopeChannel Director, Creative Director (Adventist Media) and most recently the Director of Digital and Innovation. In 2016 he launched a new initiative, (emersive) where he is consulting in digital and communications strategy, as well as developing original content. Jared is an active participant on the South Pacific Division team that is developing the the new Comprehensive Health Strategy, where he is helping shape digital learning using behavioural change methodologies, and developing digital pathways that help people find a local God-centred community.