Resume


Jenna Hatfield
email: jenna@jennahatfield.com
(Please contact Jenna for phone and address contact information.)


Work History – Present

Wanderlustwanderlust.com
Editor
May – present

  • Writing a weekly piece on topic.
  • Seeking out unique voices to syndicate on site and choosing artwork to match the tone of the piece.

 

Work History – Past

BlogHerblogher.com
Editor – Family and Events
April 2010 – May 2015

  • Managed 15-20 writers while seeking out and syndicating other great voices in the community.
  • Edited 20 pieces per week, chose art work, wrote headlines, maintained editorial calendar, and published articles of writers according to set deadlines.
  • Wrote 1-2 pieces per week.
  • Helped promote pieces on various forms of social media.
  • Worked with sponsors and staff to create weekly newsletters for Family and Conferences.

The Daily Jeffersoniandaily-jeff.com
Photographer
October 2009 – January 2011

  • Photographing local news stories including sports, feature shots and important events.

Fertility Community Forums
May 2008 – October 2010

  • Worked daily to remove spam and foster conversation on the forums.

Mom Central momcentral.com
Contributing Editor, Technology Blog
March 2010 – September 2010

  • Wrote two weekly posts about technology as it applies to moms and families.
  • Also wrote a weekly report on things around the web on the topic including open giveaways, conference talk, new reviews and products.
  • Contract ended on good terms in September 2010 when the company decided to reevaluate their focus.

Adoption Media, LLC – adoptionblogs.com
Blogger and Assistant Editor
October 2006 – May 2010

  • Blogged daily on topics surrounding adoption.
  • Oversaw 4-5 writers, edited their pieces, and published them on site.

WHIZ-TVwhiznews.com
Broadcast Engineer
July 2004 – October 2006

  • In charge of all things technical during a live newscast and throughout the broadcast day.


Other Freelance Work

Published various times in Brain, Child magazine, 2014-2015
Published in Adoption Network Cleveland’s Guidance, 2011
Syndicated on the TODAYMoms blog in July 2010, September 2010, and October 2010, twice.
Redbook, May 2008, Article on a difficult aspect of motherhood here.

 

Awards

BlogHer Voices of the Year Nominee in 2010, 2011; Honored as a Voices of the Year Reader in 2014 (Video here.)
2nd Annual SWPA Media & Mental Health Awards, for accurate journalism coverage of mental (35:30 starts the blog category) health issues within television, radio, print and online media, 2013
Adoptive Families magazine Best Adoption Blog, 2012
Indie Ink photography contest, 2010

 

Speaking Engagements

BlogHerblogher.com/conferences
2012, 2013, 2014
Spoke as a panelist, moderator, and invited guest in a sponsor session

PodCamp PittsburghPodCampPittsburgh.com
September 2011
Topic: Keeping Your Blog Going
(Article mentioning me and my co-speaker, Michelle Hammons.)

Type-A Parent Conference typeaconference.com
June 2011
Topic: Beautiful Blog Photography
(Speaker info page.)
Note: Also provided official photography for the conference.

Encountering New Worlds of Adoption – University of Pittsburgh 2nd Annual International Conference on Adoption and Culture
October 2007
Topic: Adoptive and First Mothers Blog Their Way through New Family Structures
(Speaker info page.)


Personal Blogs

Stop, Drop & Blog – writing and photographing the family side of fire life. (Also on Facebook.)

 

Education

Westminster College
1999-2003
Broadcast Communications


Skills/Usage

WordPress, Drupal, Facebook, Twitter, other social networking sites (flickr, tumblr, etc), Windows, Excel, Word, HTML/CSS, newsletter creation (Emma, MailChimp, etc), and other pertinent Internet programs.


Employment Opportunity

Currently seeking an editing job. Can provide a letter of recommendation from previous or current employers as well as a list of references upon request.