Resume


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


Work History – Present

BlogHerblogher.com
Section Editor – Family, Moms, and Events
August 2010 – present
Seeking out timely, relevant topics under the “moms and family” category for posting on BlogHer for syndication, member feature and spotlight. (Please use our syndication form to submit your best writing!) Also writing timely original posts on a weekly basis and creating a weekly newsletter sent to over 14,000 subscribers. In charge of editorial content creation, calendar and editing for all Events. View profile for most recent blog posts.

Jenna Hatfield Photography – at Etsy.com (also on Facebook)
Photographer
January 2011 – present
Selling fine art prints of nature photography. Soon moving back into family and newborn portraiture. Not shooting weddings at this time due to a back injury.


Work History – Past

The Daily Jeffersoniandaily-jeff.com
Photographer
October 2009 – January 2011
Photographing local news stories including sports, feature shots and important events.

SheKnows – sheknows.com
Contributing Editor, Pregnancy & Baby blog
September 2010 – November 2010
Writing about subjects under the umbrella of “pregnancy and baby” for eight weekly posts.

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, LLCadoptionblogs.com
Blogger and Assistant Editor
October 2006 – May 2010
I blogged on a variety of adoption related topics while additionally serving as the Assistant Editor for two and a half of those years.

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

 

Ohio Moms Blog
December 2009 – July 2010
One nationally syndicated article. Regularly write on topics that are interesting, recent and relevant to Ohio moms, parents and families. All articles under this link. The site recently closed.

Redbook
May 2008
Article on a difficult aspect of motherhood. Viewable here.

See also: Media, for other syndicated pieces as well as various mentions.

 


Speaking Engagements

 

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

Type-A Parent Conferencetypeaconference.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.)
The Chronicles of Munchkin Land – a personal journey through adoption. (Also on Facebook.)


Education

Westminster College
1999-2003
Broadcast Communications


Skills/Usage

WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, other social networking sites, Windows, Excel, Word, HTML, CSS, uploading, newsletter creation and other pertinent Internet programs.


Employment Opportunity

Currently seeking a freelance writing or editing job with a telecommute option. Interested in topics ranging from parenting to photography to technology to issues facing today’s women and mothers. Can provide a letter of recommendation from previous or current employers as well as a list of references upon request.