Biography

A storyteller at heart, Jennifer Yantis Harrison, works as an independent journalist, content manager and marketing content provider. She has an abiding interest in media, history, change and trends; culture and community; travel and food; as well as spirituality and health. She creates and edits articles, web-sites, newsletters and op-eds, as well as marketing and public relation materials.

 

Her multi-disciplinary outlook fosters creativity, brain-storming and problem solving. The curious type, she asks questions that aid with strategic analysis of messaging and communication. She carefully works on understanding audiences and markets, which allows her to engage and advocate for market segments, audiences and communities.

Harrison's work has appeared in American Demographics, Nation's Business, AAA’s Home and Away, Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Eye, Archaeology, Webmaster Report and other places. She has also written for Traces of Indiana & Midwestern History and several history encyclopedias.


Education & Background. Harrison holds degrees in journalism, business and has studied communication, public relations and done graduate studies in public history and documentary editing (i.e. historical editing). Harrison has also worked in energy management, law and government affairs.

Memberships and Awards: American Society of Journalists and Authors, Indy Independents. She is a 2005 Creative Renewal fellow of the Indianapolis Arts Council. In 2011 her profile of Charlie Deam, published in Traces of Indiana, won the Jacob Dunn award.

 

Jennifer Yantis Harrison

   also known as Jennifer Harrison

   Communication, Editing & Content Marketing

   jharrison@thistlecreek.com

  www.thistlecreek.com