Jackie Mantey // Professional portfolio

Memorable writing is a balance of

strategy and craft

The basics:

  • Talented writer and creative leader with a proven track record of elevating messages and brands through compelling storytelling.
  • Over a decade of experience spanning journalism, copywriting, and content leadership roles. Adept at translating complex concepts into engaging narratives.
  • Demonstrates a unique ability to merge creativity, strategy, research, and storytelling in diverse forms.
  • Seeking a dynamic content, creative, and writing leadership position within a realm that champions the profound potential of technology to transform lives for good.



  • Adobe
  • Allstate
  • Arity
  • BarkBox
  • Bitch Magazine
  • California College of the Arts
  • CDW
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority
  • Columbus Alive Newspaper
  • Columbus CEO Magazine
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Columbus Dispatch Newspaper
  • Columbus Monthly Magazine
  • CoverMyMeds
  • Dance Magazine
  • DePaul University
  • Experience Columbus
  • Express
  • Google
  • Great Lakes Publishing
  • Green Magazine
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Haverford College
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Lenovo
  • Logitech
  • Manhattan College
  • Microsoft
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Ohio Magazine
  • Reedy Press
  • Sappi Paper Company
  • Shane Jewelry Co.
  • Simpson College
  • St. Lawrence University
  • Thomson Reuters UK
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • Waynesburg University
  • World of Hyatt


  • Award winner, Addy Awards, American Advertising Federation, Chicago, Project digital lead writer and content strategist, Lenovo Late Night I.T. Season 2 (2024)
  • Nominee (Advertising, Media, PR B2B), The Webby Awards, Project digital lead writer and content strategist, Lenovo Late Night I.T. Season 2 (2024)
  • Award winner (Non-broadcast: Craft), The Tellys, Project writer and content strategist, CDW: DCaaS (2024)
  • Award winner (Branded content: General), The Tellys, Project writer and content strategist, CDW: Rubi (2024)
  • Finalist, Great Midwest Writing Contest: Creative Nonfiction, Midwest Review (2020)
  • Writer, 186 magazine, Award of Excellence: Print Longform, CSCA Creative Best Awards Show (2019)
  • Writer, Columbus Weddings, City Regional Magazine Association, Best Ancillary Publication nomination (2019)
  • Lead writer, Addy Award: Silver, American Advertising Federation Columbus (2018)
  • Lead writer, Addy Award: Judge’s Choice, American Advertising Federation Columbus (2017)
  • Best Freelance Writer in Ohio Award, Press Club of Cleveland Excellence in Journalism Awards (2014)
  • Multiple category winner, Society of Professional Journalists Ohio (2013-2015)
  • First Place Arts Reporting, portfolio of work, Society of Professional Journalists Ohio (2014)


  • Copywriting
  • Proofreading
  • Editing and copyediting
  • Brand positioning
  • Comprehensive web writing
  • Creative direction and brainstorming
  • Longform feature writing
  • Blogging for SEO
  • Email marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Product copywriting
  • ecommerce writing
  • Direct response
  • Social media content planning, creation, and copywriting
  • Style guide development and maintenance
  • B2B communications (case studies, white papers, email)
  • Event collateral writing
  • Remote collaboration
  • Integrated and multi-channel marketing and communications
  • Interviewing stakeholders and sources and researching appropriate materials
  • Managing freelance writers and an editorial calendar
  • Collaborating with clients, leadership, account and project management, photographers, designers, developers, and other writers
  • Client presentation and communication
  • Creative strategy and content structure
  • Digital ad scriptwriting for audio and video
  • Brand guideline writing and usage
  • Voice and tone definition and development
  • Honing a design direction into a concept and identifying numerous messaging strategies to achieve client objectives
  • Asana
  • G-Suite
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress
  • MailChimp
  • AP Style
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office
  • Teamwork Projects
  • Basecamp
  • Jira
  • Ad Words
  • Moz
  • Wagtail
  • Zoom
  • Slack
  • Figma collaboration
  • Invision
  • Lucidchart
  • Later

“In addition to being an exceptional editor, Jackie is a strong writer who produced an incredible amount of compelling, on-brand copy for our publications, including a new website, magazines, and materials.”

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“Jackie is highly organized, smart, creative and wonderful to work with. … Her writing sparkles and she’s very fast, not something you always find in one person.”

“Jacqueline is clearly talented. She has a great writing style. She knows which details are important to the story.”

“Jackie is one of the best copywriters/copyeditors I’ve ever had the pleasure working with. She has a keen knack for distilling complex narratives into simplified, strong, powerful copy.”