Journalist ~ Editor ~ Publisher
Jessie Schiewe (pronounced “Shee-wee”) has spent the bulk of her career working as a print journalist and editor for daily newspapers, websites, and alternative-weeklies.
She has a Masters in Journalism from UC Berkeley, and in April 2021, an alternative online news publication she founded called OK Whatever (www.okwhatever.org) won the Webby Award for Best Culture Website on the Internet.
Prior to starting her own publication, she served as an editor for SF Weekly, covering the Music section and running the publication’s monthly marijuana magazine. She has also worked as a staff reporter for The Honolulu Weekly and The Los Angeles Times, and has contributed writing to publications including Salon, The New York Observer, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Oakland Tribune, LA Weekly, Miami New Times, Green Magazine Hawaii, and numerous others.
In addition to writing news and non-fiction, Jessie also pens ad copy, advertorials, and marketing content for retail companies.