Nomination Date: 25/04/2019
Jessica Ebacher grew up surrounded by fields in the countryside, not far from the city. After studying journalism in Saguenay and working for various media in the Mauricie region, she left the province to explore the Maritimes where she worked for more than four years for New Brunswick’s French-language daily newspaper, L’Acadie Nouvelle.
In 2009 she returned to Quebec and it was in Drummondville that she decided to start her family. Jessica is the mother of two boys, now seven and eight years old.
It was as a journalist in various media and then as news editor for L’Express de Drummondville that Jessica made her mark in the region. In 2017, after working in the print media for more than 12 years, she was appointed Executive Director of the Drummond Junior Chamber of Commerce.
The young woman, known for her rigour, passion and hard work, wants to participate more concretely in the development of her community. She is now ready for her next challenge.