Journalist

Jessica’s writing has been published by The NationIn These TimesThe Ithaca Voice, London’s Peace News, and Common Dreams, where she is currently a staff writer. She has fact-checked for Rolling Stone, VICE, and Splinter. Her work in journalism primarily explores the intersection of politics, public health, and environmental policy. She also writes about human and civil rights, gender, and labor issues.

Jessica graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College, where she earned a B.A. in journalism and politics with an international studies concentration. A trained dancer and yogi, Jessica is a health nut who loves strong coffee, long books, live music, and adventures abroad. She hails from the Chicago suburbs but now lives in Portland, Maine.

For details about Jessica’s qualifications, see Bio and Experience. To read her published pieces, see Published Work. To view or download her résumé, see Résumé. To reach Jessica directly, see Contact. 

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Recently published pieces include:

Scary Dairy: You Scream, I Scream… Monsanto Roundup Ice Cream

Protests in Poland as Right-Wing Ruling Party Dismantles Democracy

Warnings as GOP Aims to Gut Protections for Endangered Species

With at Least 200 Killed, 2016 Was Deadliest Year Ever for Earth Defenders

Beneath Dramatic G20 Clashes, a Deep Demand for a Better World

Jessica’s latest blog post: Weekly article roundup & extra goodies

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