Jessica Santina is a writer and editor who specializes in a unique blend of commercial, literary, and academic work. In addition to having edited three Northern Nevada magazines, as well as several books and dissertations, her writing credits include ghostwritten books, articles in numerous local and regional publications, and copywriting for e-zines, websites, collateral pieces, and online direct marketing sites. As a managing editor for Lucky Bat, Jessica gets the opportunity to make order out of chaos — something from which she takes an inordinate amount of pleasure.
Jessica earned a bachelor of arts in English from Emory University, and a master of arts in English from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her professional experience includes 7 years’ experience in local television production and promotions. She is also a college instructor of writing, literature, and communications at the University of Nevada, Reno and a former Lead Faculty Area Chair for the University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus’ College of Humanities.
Jessica lives in the Reno area with her husband and daughter, and spends her free time (when she isn’t grading papers or sleeping) reading novels, experimenting in the kitchen with new recipes, taking walks, or playing princess with her little girl.