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Janet Morrison

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Janet is VP-Creative of Dunlop Corbin Communications by profession and a writer by nature. Her real passion, however, is the scripting she does as a Social and Behaviour Change Communication specialist. Married and a mother of 6, she is currently editing her first stage play. Janet has also recently won the International Radio Playwriting Competition for her play The Fisherman

Post Three: Cut! Cut! Cut!


By Janet Morrison It’s funny how extraordinary events happen when you’re doing the most ordinary of things. I got the call from the BBC about having won the prize while …

Post Two: Writing for the Listening Ear


By Janet Morrison In an interview after having won the prize, I was asked why radio? I said, because with radio, it’s personal. Now that I look back I realize …

Post One: Winning is Everything When it’s Your First Time


If you look at a little dot directly south of Cuba you will find my homeland Jamaica - all 4,411 square miles of it. To hear us Jamaicans talk, …


Writers in Residence online – Angella Emurwon and Janet Morrison


To celebrate the premiere of their plays on the BBC World Service, prize-winning playwrights Angella Emurwon and Janet Morrison took up residence on the Commonwealth Writers website with a series …

International Radio Playwriting Competition prize-giving


On the evening of 20th February, Marlborough House was the venue for the prize-giving of the 2012 International Radio Playwriting Competition organised by the BBC World Service and the British …

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International Radio Playwriting Competition Winner – Janet Morrison


Representing Jamaica, Janet Veronica Morrison triumphed with her play The Fisherman, which won first prize for English as a First Language. Janet is VP-Creative by profession and a writer by nature.  Her real …

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