Award-winning Journalist • Traveler • Author • Photographer

Jessica Else is an expert writer and proven journalist with a dedication to fact-based reporting and community-based storytelling. As a communications expert, Jessica is well-versed in mass-media writing from news articles to press packets, case studies to SEO blogs.

Jessica spent more than eight years working as a reporter and editor for community newspapers in Oregon and Hawaii. In addition to contributing as a staff writer in several newspapers, Jessica has contributed to newspapers across the U.S. as a freelance writer.

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News Articles By Jessica Else

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  • Extrordinary Woman – April Ancira

    Extrordinary Woman – April Ancira

    Written for PM Group in San Antonio, TX, this article focuses on Ironman competitor and Owner of Ancira Auto Group, San Antonio’s April Ancira.

  • Island of Water buffalo

    Island of Water buffalo

    Don Heacock is a former aquatic biologist on the island of Kauai. He is also an advocate for sustainable agriculture, cultivator of yerba mate, and owner of water buffalo.

  • Studying endangered seals

    Researchers around the world are studying seal reproductive cycles to better understand the animals. Work ongoing in the UK could help inform studies in Hawaii and vice-versa.

Jess Living Healthy (the blog)

  • Livin’ That GF+DF Life (gluten+dairy-free)

    Livin’ That GF+DF Life (gluten+dairy-free)

    I’ve been gluten-free and dairy-free for more than 15 years. Here are a few tips and tricks for how to get started living that GF+DF life.

  • Prep for Chemo

    Prep for Chemo

    Chemotherapy isn’t easy, but there are steps you can take to make it a little easier.

  • Jessie’s Cancer Story (abridged)

    Jessie’s Cancer Story (abridged)

    I’m a journalist who was diagnosed with breast cancer at 35 years old. Now I’ve got a few tips on how to get through cancer treatments. Join me in working toward a healthy & happy life!