Jackie Mantey is a professional creative writer and freelance copywriter based in Chicago and available for hire on a contract basis.
She’s earned several journalism and copywriting awards and has been published in Bitch magazine, US News & World Report, Columbus Monthly, and The Columbus Dispatch among others, and written for clients such as Nationwide, Express, Sappi, Thomson Reuters UK, Hyatt, California College of the Arts, and many others. Read more at LinkedIn.
She also writes (and occasionally performs) live lit, fiction, narrative non-fiction, prose and essays. In a voice that’s unflinchingly honest and endlessly hopeful, Jackie’s work tries to calm the beast long enough to place the pain and dig out the thorn.
Named Best in Ohio: Freelance Writer by Press Club of Cleveland, 2014
Senior Writer on a Silver Addy Award-winning project, American Advertising Federation Columbus, 2018
Copywriter for the project that won Addy Award Winner: Judge’s Choice, American Advertising Federation Columbus, 2017
First Place Arts Reporting for my portfolio of print work, Society of Professional Journalists Ohio, 2014
Author of the travel guidebook “100 Things to Do in Columbus Before You Die,” published by Reedy Press
Sober since ~approximately~ April 15, 2016
jackiemantey.com/blog / Blog posts, cool -ish, photos, Chicago, travel, reviews, style, flash fiction and more.
mildlydepressed.com / Poems, prose and hand-embroidered art about the human-freakin’-condition, man.
femcompod.com / Bi-weekly podcast I co-host, called A Feminist And A Comedian Walk Into A Bar.
I’m available for freelance copywriting, ghostwriting, editing, copyediting, content writing and content strategy. I work from my Chicago office but often work for clients who are remote! Please tell me more about your project needs, and I’ll tell you more about my experience in your industry and answer any questions you have.
Door’s open at email@example.com. Or hit me up the old-fashioned way, below.
A quick note: All this good stuff is copyright Jackie Mantey. Ms. Jackie if you’re nasty.