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1425 Broadway #20-8537
Seattle, WA 98122
Jenn Marie’s has always had a love for writing. A published poet before she entered high school, Jenn continued writing, eventually landing a contributing writer position at The Charlotte Post Newspaper.
Prepared only with the love of communication and dedication to her community, she regularly crafted uplifting profile pieces about local businesses and organizations for feature in the paper. The highlight of her journalism experience was her contribution to the Charlotte Post’s front page feature of the 9/11 attacks which she shared the byline with staff reporters.
Jenn Marie has always excelled at any of her academic pursuits. A National Merit commended student in high school; Jenn Marie was later awarded scholarships to Xavier University and UNC-Chapel Hill. She attended both schools, eventually receiving a Bachelor of Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill. She also associates with Xavier University’s Women of Excellence, a professional networking organization of Xavier graduates.
Sales & Marketing
Jenn worked as a technology sales contractor for Dell Computers and later, Microsoft Corporation, while attending college. Upon graduation,she was promptly hired as a regular Microsoft employee and completed three Microsoft certifications within a few months. While working for the technology companies, Jenn Marie increased her technical aptitude and sales skills.
In 2010, Jenn Marie began leveraging the internet for employment. Combining her journalism, customer service, and sales background, she completed writing projects for a variety of internet marketing firms as well as established websites such as Avvo.com and Groupon. She additionally found part-time employment with Amazon.com as a virtual customer service agent.
Jenn Marie left Amazon in 2014 to pursue full-time work as a freelance international internet professional. Jenn Marie Writing & Marketing, LLC was founded in January 2015, with a team of four freelancers to additionally provide content writing, blog posting, and social media management services.
Jenn Marie Writing & Marketing is a team of freelancers, led by Jennifer McKnight, a Seattle-area based freelance professional. Jenn Marie began her writing and marketing career in 1993 for Taw Caw Little League, a community organization managed by her father at the time. At a young age, she learned the importance of well-written brochures, newsletters, and programs as well as the many challenges of running a fundraising concession stand.
Her childhood exposure to community development grew into an adult love of community service. As a young adult, Jenn Marie spent multiple years in community service through both Xavier University’s United Way Service Fellows program and National AIDS Fund AmeriCorps.During these times, Jenn Marie worked with young children and teens as an educator on literacy, sexual health, and HIV prevention.