Jessica Blatt Press

Senior Staff Writer

A journalist for more than two decades, Jessica Blatt Press has been an editor at Food & WineSeventeen, and Philadelphia; her writing has appeared in The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Glamour, Parents, Redbook, and more. She is a 2021 LEDE Fellow of the Solutions Journalism Network, through which she launched Citizen Teen, a mentorship program that amplifies the voices of teens in the School District of Philadelphia.

Jess has a particular interest in issues related to adolescence, mental health, and education; above all, she is passionate about people who are uplifting communities in unique and meaningful ways.