Jessica Wrubel

Jessica Wrubel
  • 8 years as an entertainment, food and wellness writer, interviewing local chefs, bands, and business owners and photographing and writing for food and wellness round-ups and trend pieces.
  • 7 years as a health teacher focusing on educating teens in physical, social and mental health.
  • Several years planning events and helping others with DIY tips and tricks for the home including design, organization and repairs.


Jessica Wrubel has been educating on health and wellness topics for over 15 years in and outside of the classroom. She is a current middle school health teacher, former journalist and proud apartment DIY-er. Prior to joining Dotdash, Jessica photographed and wrote entertainment, wellness and food articles and round-ups for CT-area publications and websites, designed and implemented craft and cooking programs for kids at local libraries as well as worked for trade publications and local weekly papers. As a teacher, her focus is on holistic wellness and she has organized and coordinated social media, mindfulness, drug awareness, sexual health, and nutrition speakers and programs for middle school students in several states.


Jessica received a BS in Journalism with a minor in Nutrition and an MA in School Health Education from Southern Connecticut State University.

Expertise: Health and wellness, Home and apartment DIY projects, Design
Education: Southern Connecticut State University
Location: Chicago, IL
Title: Fact Checker

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