Jackie Krentzman

berkeley, CA USA

Professional Experience

I have 20 years experience as an editor, project manager and freelance writer---and above all, getting what a client wants. My passion is strategizing how to tailor content for a given audience. I've guided for-profits and nonprofits through the launch of magazines, strategic plans, newsletters, websites and a wide array of collateral. I have an exceptional network of writers, designers, social media mavens, audience developers and editors. Visit www.krentzmancommunications.com SERVICES: Content Strategy: Editorial, marketing and messaging strategy Editorial and Social Media Management: Recruitment, oversight and coordination of freelancers Project Management Content Delivery: Writing, editing and video production "Jackie is a joy to work with; she has a high EQ and is solution-oriented. She is an engaging and thoughtful writer. I heartily endorse Jackie for any writing/editing freelance or contract projects."--Sheila Robinson, publisher, Diversity Woman Media


20 Years
20 Years
Other, Specify
20 Years


20 Years
Business (general)
15 Years
15 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
20 Years
Newsletter - Consumer
15 Years
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Diversity Woman magazine (10+), California Health Report (6-10), Sunset Publications (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp (TNDC) (3-5), UC Berkeley (3-5), UC Berkeley Graduate School Journalism (1-2), San Francisco Jewish Family and Children's Service (1-2), San Francisco Giants (10+)

Other Work History

Editorial Director of DCP, the largest custom publisher in California, from 1997 to 2007

Technical Skills

video/short film production

Computer Skills

word, excel, powerpoint, Adobe incopy. Windows and Mac


laptop, digital camera, digital recorder


Jim Offel, San Francisco Jewish Federation Don Falk, TNDC


EWIP: Exceptional Women in Publishing. former board member



I edited and project managed the annual report for UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.
I edited and project managed the Strategic Plan for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of California at Berkeley. For full plan, visit: http://www.krentzmancommunications.com/portfolio.htm
Since 2007, I have been the editor-in-chief of Diversity Woman magazine, a national quarterly focused on business development for women. I also conceived and launched the publication for the publisher.
I wrote the 160th anniversary coffee table book for the oldest nonprofit West of the Mississippi.
I launched for Healthy Cal, a nonprofit focused on public health policy, a quarterly magazine, California Health Report. I now serve as the consulting editor. For full publication, visit: http://www.krentzmancommunications.com/portfolio.htm
I guided this San Francisco nonprofit through the development and launch of its five-year strategic plan, and accompanying brochure and poster campaign. Over the years I have also worked with TNDC to create other content, including newsletters. I have also edited the executive director letter.
I project managed and edited for Sunset Publications a travel guidebook to the state of California for its client, the Bank of the West.