Jamie Abarca

Jamie Abarca, Editorial Project Manager for The Spruce Pets

Jamie is the Editorial Project Manager for The Spruce Pets, The Spruce, The Spruce Crafts, and MyDomaine. Jamie is an organization pro, having worked in higher education for seven years before joining The Spruce Pets team.


  • Worked in Higher Education for 7 years before pursuing her dream of working in digital media.
  • A mom of two: one human and one four legged
  • Working on her green thumb; she has kept her lone houseplant, Root Bader Ginsburg, alive for 6 months.


Before joining The Spruce Pets team, Jamie worked as a consultant with individuals and nonprofit organizations. Her work consisted of helping immigrants and first-generation high school students pursue higher education. As a multilingual writer and translator, she continues to aid underserved communities.

She joined The Spruce Pets team in 2019 as the Editorial Project Coordinator. Jamie was promoted to Editorial Project Manager in 2021. As part of her role, Jamie manage's The Spruce Pet's Diversity and Anti-Bias initiatives, as well as works to help make sure all of our content is accurate through fact checking and inline citations.

Read more about The Spruce Pet's Editorial Policies and Standards.


Jamie earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Montclair State University. 

Education: Montclair State University
Location: New York, New York
Title: Editorial Project Manager

About The Spruce Pets

The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.