Jenna Hatfield
(Please contact Jenna for phone and address contact information.)

Work History
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
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
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 –
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.
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 at, 2015
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.



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
2012, 2013, 2014
Spoke as a panelist, moderator, and invited guest in a sponsor session

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

Type-A Parent Conference
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.)



Westminster College
Broadcast Communications


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.