Jennifer Watler

Community and National Initiatives Program

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Jennifer Watler joined Knight Foundation in March 2018. 

Watler started her career at a top advertising and public relations firm in Coral Gables, Fla., and went on to work within the government, private and nonprofit sectors in marketing, communications, customer service and project management.

Prior to Knight, Watler was marketing manager for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority/Tri-Rail, where she was involved with many South Florida community organizations. She also volunteered with Junior Achievement and served on the Advisory Committee for Best Buddies Florida.

Watler is a Miami native. She earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida and was part of the university’s dance company Floridance. She is also a graduate of Leadership APTA, the American Public Transportation Association’s premier leadership program.