Jessica joined DMC with previous marketing experience in the hospitality industry. She graduated Cum Laude from Miami University with a B.A. in English Literature and minors in B2B Marketing as well as Russian and Post-Soviet History. Jessica loves reading and writing, and is involved in youth literacy and writing mentoring programs. She serves as the Communications Director of 826CHI's Associate Board and as the Chair of CSIA's Integrator Marketing Committee. When she's not writing for DMC, Jessica can be found covering music, arts, and events. Some of her other interests include running, globetrotting, and photography. Her first book on secret locations in Chicago is forthcoming from Reedy Press.