About

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[Fresh] Jess
'Fresh' as in relevant, timely and valuable; 'fresh' as in cool, inspirational and amazing. Those are the kinds of things I post about. 

10 Topics I Tend to Write About
  1. My life
  2. People doing incredible work or just being awesome
  3. Seattle events
  4. Style
  5. Food
  6. Books
  7. Hip-hop
  8. Non-profits
  9. English bulldogs
  10. Celebrities & world leaders I adore

Why did you start Fresh Jess?
I started Fresh Jess in 2008 while I was the events director at the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce. There, I produced hundreds of events and programs for the Seattle business community, and was exposed to even hundreds more. I created this as a means for sharing all of these great events with my friends, colleagues and people who might be interested in them. It's spiraled into so much more since then, and it's my passion to bring readers along for the ride that is my life as a go-getter in the Pacific Northwest.


The official bio
Jess Estrada is founder of Fresh Jess Media, focused on helping brands, small businesses and non-profits alike bring their online presence to life. She created FreshJess.com, a life & style blog, in 2008. Fresh Jess offers a unique perspective on Pacific Northwest style, events, food, music & life in the Emerald City. She is a weekly contributor for the Independent Fashion Bloggers community, and writes for publications, brands, organizations and community sites on a regular basis. Jess has spoken at the University of Washington, Independent Fashion Bloggers conference, National PTSA and various social media, fashion and blogging conferences and workshops. Her work and blog have been featured in Gilt City, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine and on the websites of brands like Quiksilver, West Elm and Microsoft. She has been featured as one of Seattle's 25 Most Influential Businesswomen by BizTechDay and voted the 2011 Young Northwest Blogger of the Year by DList Magazine. Prior to Fresh Jess Media, Jess was part of dynamic teams at the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Nike and Banyan Branch. Jess is a Seattle native and a 2005 grad of the University of Washington Department of Communication.


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