Jessica Collins

BusinessTalk with Jessica Collins, one of BusinessWest’s recently named Women of Impact for 2021

We are excited to announce that BusinessWest, in partnership with Living Local, has launched a new podcast series, BusinessTalk. Each episode will feature in-depth interviews and discussions with local industry leaders, providing thoughtful perspectives on the Western Massachuetts economy and the many business ventures that keep it running during these challenging times.
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Jessica Collins

Executive Director, Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts. She Builds Coalitions to Tackle the Pressing Issues Facing Our Communities. Jessica Collins majored in history at Wellesley College. Her specific focus, the one she developed her thesis around, was the 1960s, specifically the Kennedy years and the men and women who defined them.

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jessica Collins

Jessica Collins has been acting professionally for more than 15 years. If you’ve ever seen what she can do, you’ll probably agree that she hasn’t gotten nearly as much credit as she deserves. Hopefully, that won’t be the case for much longer. Jessica recently got a great opportunity with her role as Emma Beesly in the Netflix mini-series, Clickbait. While she may not have been one of the starring characters, Jessica played a very important role in the storyline and she did a great job of bringing Emma to life. Her growing fan base will be pleased to know that she also has another TV opportunity in the works. Keep reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Jessica Collins.

Apple TV+ comedy series ‘Acapulco’ adds Jessica Collins and five others to the cast

Back in December, it was reported that Apple TV+ had landed the bilingual comedy series Acapulco, set to star Eugenio Derbez. And now we know who else is joining the cast. Deadline has the report this afternoon, telling us that the series has added six to the cast. They’ll be joining the aforementioned Derbez for the Spanish- and English-language comedy. Acapulco was created by Austin Winsberg (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), Jason Shuman (Role Models), and Eduardo Cisneros (Instructions Not Included). Lionsgate Television is producing the series on behalf of Apple TV+. The series was inspired by the film How to be a Latin Lover, which also starred Derbez.

Acapulco - Jessica Collins, Chord Overstreet + Four Others Join Cast

Jessica Collins (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The Young and the Restless), Chord Overstreet (Glee), Vanessa Bauche (Vecinos, Rosario Tijeras), Rafael Cebrián (Greenhouse Academy, Animal Kingdom), Fernando Carsa and Regina Reynoso (While the Wolf’s Away, You’ve Got This) round out the ensemble cast, joining Eugenio Derbez in Acapulco, Apple TV+’s bilingual comedy series inspired by 3Pas Studios and Pantelion Films’ 2017 Derbez starrer How to Be a Latin Lover. Veteran Richard Shepard has been tapped to direct the pilot episode for Lionsgate Television.