Jen Laskey


Professional Experience

Seasoned writer, editor, strategist, and hired gun with the chops to manage projects from ideation to execution — and beyond


20 Years
Content Editor (online)
20 Years
Producer (new media)
20 Years


16 Years
13 Years
18 Years


Online/new media
20 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
5 Years
Newspaper - Local/Regional
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs) (10+), SAVEUR Magazine (6-10), SNOW Magazine (10+), Fodor\\\'s Travel (10+), Nantucket Magazine (10+), In Search of Taste Magazine (1-2), (10+), The Inquirer and Mirror Newspaper (10+), Nantucket Today Magazine (10+), (10+), Health Matters with Dr. Sanjay Gupta (3-5), Paging Dr. Gupta (3-5), Reader\\\'s Digest (10+), Cafe Mom (6-10), (1-2), Food Republic (1-2), Elevation Outdoors Magazine (1-2), Playboy Magazine (6-10), (10+), (10+), (6-10), (10+), (10+), (10+), (10+), (10+), (10+), NOTE: This is an extended work history (not just past 2 years) (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Everyday Health, Inc. (10+), AOL/Time Warner (10+), Oxygen Media, Inc. (10+), Fodor\\\'s Travel Publications (10+), Champy Sparkling Wines (6-10), Bondi Digital Publishing (1-2), M1 Digital DVD (1-2), Macmillan Publishing (10+), Ziff Davis Publishing (10+), FROG (3-5), NOTE: This is an extended work history (not just past 2 years) (10+)

Technical Skills

Seasoned writer, editor, strategist and hired gun with: Expertise in consumer and custom/branded content; Substantial experience with content strategy processes; Sixth sense for shaping content plans and taxonomies; The chops to manage projects from ideation to execution; Knowledge of SEO and social media best practices; Proficiency in analyzing metrics and boosting engagement; Experience with a variety of programs, apps, and platforms; Ability to quickly size up a project and run with it

Foreign Language Skills

Proficient in Italian, basic French


Freelancers Union

Computer Skills

PC/Mac, MS Office, CMS, Adobe Photoshop, JIRA, Mantis, WordPress, Omniture


eLit Book Award - Silver Medal Winner in the Cookbooks Category for Jen’s Candy Jar (2015) Digital Health Award - Silver Medal for “What are You Craving for Dinner?” Diabetes Decision Tree Quiz (2015) Malvirà Winemaking Apprenticeship, Fall Harvest, Piedmont, Italy (2010) Ancient Traditions Research Fellowship, Dipartimento di Scienza della Terra and La Cumbagnie, Università Gabriele d’Annunzio, Ancient Traditions University Group, Chieti, Italy (2006-2007) Research Arts Fellowship, School of the Arts, Columbia University (2003-2004) Writing Division Fellowship for Fiction, School of the Arts, Columbia University (2002-2003) Robby Gary Miller Scholarship for Field Work in Literature & Writing, Bennington College (1994, 1996) Bread Loaf Young Writer Fellowship, Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences (1992)


New York Women's Culinary Alliance