Jenna Spinelle loves a good story and has spent the past 15 years telling them as a writer, podcaster, and marketing professional.Request Availability
Jenna Spinelle loves a good story and has spent the past 15 years telling them as a writer, podcaster, and marketing professional. She is the communications specialist for the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State, where she hosts and produces the Democracy Works podcast in collaboration with WPSU, central Pennsylvania's NPR station. She is also the founder of The Democracy Group podcast network and co-host of the Higher Ed Social podcast. When she’s not podcasting, Jenna teaches classes on journalism, independent content creation, and the gig economy at Penn State’s Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. Her writing has appeared in outlets including Inside Higher Ed, Current, and The Statesider. Her articles span a diverse array of topics, from the history of pierogis to podcasting advice for professors in the digital world.
Jenna is an authority in her work in several areas of importance in contemporary life including: