Jennifer Glover Konfrst is communications manager for Iowa Public Television. In that capacity she is responsible for the day-to-day brand management and promotion of the statewide television network, including media relations, advertising, on-air promotions, publications, and branding.
Prior to joining Iowa Public Television in 2001, Jennifer worked for CMF&Z Marketing Communications as a Senior Public Relations Account Manager, providing counsel for clients in economic development, agriculture, and business.
Jennifer also worked for Fannie Mae's Midwestern Regional Office in Chicago, providing media relations and event planning counsel and implementation.
Jennifer teaches news writing and reporting at Drake University as an adjunct professor. She has Master's and Bachelor's Degrees from Drake University, and she attained her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) status in 2001. She and her husband Lee live in Des Moines with their two children.
Jennifer has served as a co-host for Festival for three years, and also was co-host for the 2006 Volunteer Iowa program.