Jesse Huffman

Plainfield, VT USA

Professional Experience

Jesse Huffman is a freelance writer and video producer with over 18 years experience with editorial outlets and over a decade of experience in commercial communications. In both avenues of his writing work, Jesse excels at analyzing complex issues and creating concise stories that communicate to a targeted audience demographic on a national and international scale. As an editorial writer he consistently seeks and tackles complicated and compelling material, and has reported on watershed conservation, climate change, alternative fuels, green travel and sporting goods manufacturing trends, emerging action sports, athlete profiles and international travel. As a freelance communications consultant he has crafted copy, branding stories, and videos for international product campaigns, technology ventures, educational institutions, design studios and social entrepreneurship organizations


15 Years
6 Years
18 Years


15 Years
Sports & Recreation
20 Years
Environment & Nature
10 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
18 Years
Online/new media
7 Years
Advertising agency
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

ESPN (10+), Transworld Media (10+), Men's Fitness (3-5), The New York Times (3-5), National Geographic Adventure (1-2), Men's Journal (1-2), Christian Science Monitor (1-2), Snowboarder Magazine (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Ben & Jerry's (10+), Burton (10+), Nike 6.0 (10+), Protect Our Winters (10+), Warrior Sports (10+), The North Face (6-10), Vibram (1-2), Microsoft (1-2), Google (1-2)

Other Work History

Former communications coordinator at Renewable Energy Vermont; former professional snowboarder

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Mac OS


Laptop, audio recorder


Editorial Samples

New York Times Escapes section article on splitboarding, a fast-growing niche in snowboarding that allows riders to tour the backcountry like they were skiers.
Feature article about hand-crafted snowboards and the dedicated designers that build them. Part of the three-years-and-still-going, Snow Craft video and magazine feature series exploring the craft behind making snowboards.

Copywriting Samples

Ben & Jerry's What's New blog post parodying the "best things about climate change." Part of ongoing Ben & Jerry's blog work this piece infuses some much needed humor into communications about climate change.
Eureka! catalog copywriting for Skillet Creative's refresh of the original camping brand.

Video Samples

Beach 87th: Surfing After Sandy is the story of surfing and recovery at the closest wave to New York City.
Scripting, production direction and story editing for Ben & Jerry's "Love Is Love" video on Tori Sisson and Shante Wolf-Sisson, the first same-sex couple to marry in Alabama.