Jenna Matecki is an independent journalist and communications strategist.
Jenna focuses on the intersection between the environment, architecture, and design. As a multimedia journalist, she produces writing, interviews, videos, photography, and podcasts. Her work has been featured in Metropolis, Edible, Culture Trip, CNN, LifeHacker, and more. It's her mission to produce stories that show how intelligent and artful designs benefit the natural world.
Jenna has a knack for getting to the heart of what people are trying to say. In addition to journalism, she partners with companies like Samsung, Moonfarmer, Advoc8, Sergio Kurhajec, and Oceans 8 Films to shape brand identities, content strategies, and partnerships in cities around the world.
Over the course of the past three years Jenna produced and hosted Notes on Doing – a popular 65-episode podcast about what it means to "love what you do." She is now writing a book about the series.
Jenna has been operating under the flag of Matecki & Co. LLC for three years and brings over eight years of experience in strategic communications consulting to the table. Before going freelance she was often found in boardrooms presenting digital communications strategies to Egyptian diplomats as a consultant with the Glover Park Group. She worked in social media analytics, sales, and corporate communications for a period before that, and got her start as a public affairs consultant with Tusk Ventures. Jenna lived and worked in New York City for over 11 years.
A graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, the best women's college in the world, Jenna has a degree in comparative politics, Italian literature, and visual arts. She is a featured alumna of Columbia University.
In other hours, Jenna loves learning languages (Italian, Spanish), discovering new plants, and practicing Chinese martial arts. She is available for lectures, workshops, and classes.
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