About // Contact

Jackie Mantey is a professional writer of all sorts of things and a freelance marketing copywriter based in Chicago. Her work has been published in national and regional magazines, and she’s written for clients across the globe. Read more at LinkedIn.

Jackie’s interdisciplinary creative work includes embroidering imagery, as well as writing (and occasionally performing) live lit, essays, and prose. In a voice that’s unflinchingly honest and endlessly hopeful, Jackie’s writing tries to calm the beast long enough to place the pain and dig out the thorn.


Noteworthy Accomplishments

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 on the Addy Award: Judge’s Choice-winning project, 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, 2016

Published in Write City Review by the Chicago Writers Association, 2018

Sober since ~approximately~ April 15, 2016

Recently became pro Oxford comma


Writing Availability

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 jackie@jackiemantey.com. Or hit me up the old-fashioned way, below.



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A quick note: All this good stuff is copyright Jackie Mantey. Ms. Jackie if you’re nasty.