Jenny Jedeikin is a seasoned writer and editor with experience both in current online media platforms as well as national magazines, TV, and radio. Her column in Rolling Stone Magazine was the first to give national exposure to such trends as Generation X and body piercing. Jenny has experience producing smart and progressive television. In her stint as a Segment Producer/Writer for MTV’s The Jon Stewart Show, she lent her perspective to Jon Stewart’s first foray into television. As a stand-up comedian in New York City, Jenny appeared performing original material on Comedy Central’s Short Attention Span Theater and Stand Up, Stand Up.
She has published personal essays and created personal graphic stories in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Advocate, Spiralbound, North Bay Bohemian, Whole Life Times, The Bold Italic, as well as the LGBT dot429.
Currently Jenny helps to lift up an underserved community in Richmond, CA by writing grants and other materials for nonprofit Pogo Park. Pogo Park is an innovative community development corporation and has been named a model by The State of California for its ability to involve residents in solving complex problems for themselves.
She is also a freelance writer. In 2013 her writing won three awards from MarCom, the annual marketing and communications awards, and in 2014 she received two awards from Hermes Creative awards. Jenny is currently working on a comic strip, Just Living Jenny and has a degree with general honors in English literature from U.C. Berkeley.