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Jennifer Lesser

Freelance writer with 12+ years of experience in writing for regional and national magazines, websites, and newspapers. Specializes in health/fitness, family/parenting, business, and lifestyle. Writes promotional and marketing materials for businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-profit organizations.

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Freelance Journalist

​2005 - present

Articles published in regional and national magazines, newspapers, and websites, including: Health, Weight Watchers, NJ Family, Parenting, NJ Monthly, CafeMom, (201) Magazine, Parent & Child, South Jersey Magazine, NJ Business, Time Out NY, EDGE, American Fitness, Edible Jersey


Freelance Copywriter

​2009 - present

Hired to write and edit advertorials, press releases, website copy, brochures, and other marketing materials for businesses, non-profit organizations, and independent professionals


Assistant Editor

New Jersey View

Health View                                                                               

June 2008-Aug. 2009

Wrote and edited local interest and health features, and compiled cover packages


Web Editor

Cookie Magazine (Condé Nast)                                                                   Sept. 2008-Dec. 2008

Assisted web editors with building pages, researching stories, and blogging


Web Writer

Working Mother Media                                                                                        June 2008-Sept. 2008

Researched, wrote, and edited online exclusive content and blog posts for


Research Assistant

New Jersey Monthly

Park Place Magazine                                                         

May 2007-May 2008

Fact-checked and conducted research for cover packages, and conducted interviews to write department features


Editorial Assistant

New Jersey Business Magazine                                                                          Summers 2005, 2006

Wrote sidebars, profiles, and features, and proofread all editorial content


News Writer

Daily Record                                                                                          

Sept. 2006-Dec. 2006

Reported and wrote advance and feature articles on local people, news, and events


Staff Writer, Features Editor                         “The Metro,” FDU's campus newspaper                                       

Sept. 2003-May 2007

Wrote, assigned, and edited investigative features on campus issues

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Madison, NJ
B.A.: Communication/Journalism; Creative Writing

​2003 - 2007


Wroxton College

Spring 2006

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