Joani Thompson is the founder of Airstreaming Radio and Character Driven Media. She is an award winning director and her work in live theatre includes sound, lighting and set design. She is a radio and television host and producer, a published writer (PWAC) and photographer (PPOC). As the owner of D’Angelo Studios Joani was the cover photographer for Island Kids Magazine and her work appears in many other publications. She has been teaching filmmaking workshops for creative kids since the mid-90s and has been a regular workshop presenter for the Victoria International Film Festival. She founded the Behind the Lens Kids’ Film Festival in 2003.Joani has been producing and hosting CharacterDriven on CHLY 101.7 FM since 2010 and is passionate about the Airstream project, an opportunity to bring a variety of programming to listeners around the world via independent, internet-based radio.