Jenni is an experienced science journalist with bylines in publications like The Guardian, Medium, Upworthy, Wirecutter, Boston magazine, Greatist, 538, America's Test Kitchen, Experience Magazine, Outside Magazine and beyond. She typically writes about health and adventure. [Read more!]


Jenni spent most of her early career working as an editor. She’s managed staff and freelance writers on behalf of established media brands like Wirecutter, Upworthy, MedTech Boston, Medium and Man Repeller, and offers both developmental and copy editing services. [Read more!]

Workshops & Coaching

Jenni currently offers workshops about how to tell digital stories that reach the most people possible, and how to start (and excel) as a freelance writer. On occasion, Jenni also takes on individual clients who want to learn more about writing or freelancing. [Read more!]

How Instagram takes a toll on influencers' brains

The Guardian // Research suggests the platform fosters anxiety as we compare ourselves to others. [Read more]

Experience Magazine // The wanderlust was real. So was the lack of a bathroom. [Read more.]

How to Travel and Explore Thailand

REI // Discover the “Land of Smiles.” [Read more.]

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Marie Kondo’s Daily Routine Is Delightful

Medium’s Elemental // It involves incense, fresh air, and pickled vegetables. [Read more]

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The Best Base Layers For Every Type of Activity

REI Co-op Journal // Base layers can add warmth when you want to get outside and conditions are chilly. [Read more]

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Young People's Mental Health Issues Are Skyrocketing

MindBodyGreen // A new study gives us some clues about why this might be happening. [Read more]

Why work with Jenni?

“Jenni Gritters is nothing short of an extraordinary talent. Meticulously and highly organized, mind-blowingly efficient, thorough and considerate, Jenni was an incredible team player at Upworthy... She can literally tackle any project — no matter how large or small, and you can absolutely rest assured it will be handled flawlessly.”  

- Amy O’Leary, VP Content at Headspace

Jenni has worked with many top media brands, including: