About Jess

Award-winning Journalist • Traveler • Author • Photographer

Hi there! I’m a journalist by trade, currently open for freelance gigs and based in Idaho. Most recently I was the editor of The Garden Island Newspaper on the island of Kauai – up until June of 2021 that is, when I moved back to the U.S. Mainland.

Starting off as a beat reporter covering education in Oregon, I worked as a journalist for 8 years and then became editor of that community newspaper in Hawaii. I’ve covered many topics including news relating to the environment and natural resources, agriculture, and public safety. The rest of my wordsmithing resume is peppered with projects for real estate companies, press releases for various small businesses and print & online magazines.

Thanks for stopping by! – Jess

Jessica Offers Media Services Including:

  • Fine Art Prints for Sale
  • Business Marketing Photos
  • Social Media Management
  • Press Releases & Kits
  • Product Descriptions
  • Blogs, Articles, Newsletters

Contact Jessica for any writing needs via email at thejessicaelse@gmail.com.