Oceana Magazine: Spring 2009

January Jones Stands Up for Sharks

by Matt Littlejohn

January Jones is the new spokesperson for Oceana's campaign to save sharks. Jones is the lead actress in the critically acclaimed series, "Mad Men," where she plays Betty Draper, the wife of adman Don Draper.

"Mad Men" has won Emmy and Golden Globe awards, and Jones was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2009 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series.

Jones recently traveled with Oceana to the Bahamas, where she participated in shark research at the Bimini Biological Field Station. Jones will also appear in an Oceana public service announcement campaign and help Oceana's campaigners speak to policymakers and the press about the need to protect sharks. She recently talked to Oceana about her trip to Bimini, her interest in sharks and her strong desire to protect them.

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