jenn watson


Jenn Watson joined Van Dyke Horn in January 2019 as an Account Executive, bringing with her a unique blend of forward-facing communications experience and digital media expertise.

She previously served as a media relations specialist for the Detroit Police Department, where she worked to create strategies that change the ways in which law enforcement officers communicate with the communities they serve. While there, she produced original video and written content for the department’s social media pages, and contributed to public statements and speeches delivered by Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

Additionally, she produced and directed the department’s talk show, “Real Talk with Chief Craig,” which aired on Facebook Live, YouTube, and local cable channels. Jenn’s contribution to the show’s creative and inclusive approach captured the attention of local and regional media, expanding the department’s physical and digital audiences.

Jenn graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where she studied communications. When not behind the camera, she can be found in front of Metro Detroit youth sharing her journey through mentorship and tutoring.