Jennifer Haigwood

Jennifer Haigwood serves as the director of communications and policy development for the N.C. Department of Labor. Haigwood oversees the department’s social media platforms, media inquiries, website content and the production of the department’s free statewide news publication, the Labor Ledger. She serves as the primary spokesperson for Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson on matters concerning the department. Haigwood also serves as the key policy advisor to Commissioner Dobson and senior staff. 

Haigwood serves on various statewide boards and commissions including the N.C. Human Trafficking Commission, the N.C. Commission of Indian Affairs and the Governor’s Performance Management Advisory Committee.

Jennifer Haigwood is a North Carolina native and has spent most of her life in the Raleigh area. She is a graduate of N.C. State University.

Haigwood also enjoys serving her community through volunteer work with various organizations and Hayes Barton Baptist Church. In her spare time, Haigwood likes to spend time with her family and friends, read, exercise, and enjoy the outdoors.