Jill Yarberry

Successful storyteller, journalist, blogger, copywriter, and curriculum specialist with 17 years of experience is hungry to help your company grow and achieve its goals. I am seeking a position where I will bring value to your team while utilizing my interpersonal skills and writing abilities to create powerful and engaging content that drives company growth.

         Content Creator/Writer - Grand Rapids, Michigan - [email protected]




Feature Article Writing

Editorial Writing

Magazine Writing

Newspaper Writing

Curriculum Writing K-12

       All Subjects

Digital Content


Social Posts

Long-form Guides

Search Engine Optimization

Keyword/Longtail Phrases


B2B & B2C

Numerous  Industries

Worth Mentioning




Team Player

Deadline Driven

Lover of People

Emotionally Intelligent


Work Experience

BYJU'S FutureSchool, Global Copywriter Contract, July 2021 ~ Present

Interview and write feature articles, edit and give feedback to freelancers, write first passes of marketing content, write/edit website landing pages, develop writers/teacher writer guidelines for content specifics, edit social posts for the parent community.

616 Realty, Digital Content Creator - Marketing Content, Sept. 2020 ~ Present

Developed their blog. Including topic ideation, research, creation of blogs/website content/newsletter campaign content/article creation for the company and interview and write agent features. 

Anneomaly Digital, Digital Content Creator - Marketing Content, June 2017 ~ Present

Topic ideation, research, creation of blogs/website content/email campaign content/article creation for the company and various clients in the security, cycling, finance, automotive, higher education and the health/wellness industries

Improvenet.com and CraftJack.com, Digital Content Creator, Aug. 2018 ~ July 2020

Research and write long-form cost guides, marketing tips for contractors, informative articles and blogs for home improvement website

Scott Foresman/Unity Technologies/Heinemann/Houghton Mifflin/Benchmark Education, Curriculum Writer, June 2004 ~ May 2020

-Profession Development Workshops – Math, Science, and Ancillaries
-6th Grade Writing Handbook – Student Edition
-6-12th Grade Writing Workshops – Student Edition
-2nd Grade Science Content – Online eBooks and content – Teacher/Student Edition
-12th Grade Geography Text – Student Edition
-Kdg.-3rd Grade Social Studies – Teacher’s Edition
-6th -10th Grade Adapted/ELL English Literature Text– Teacher’s Edition & Ancillaries

Womenwhistleblowers.com, Journalist - Editorial, Jan. 2017 ~ Jan. 2019

Op-ed researcher and writer for a number of pieces highlighting women in high profile cases who are exposing fraud and injustice. 

Forefront Magazine, Journalist, May 2014 ~ June 2017

-Ideate, conceptualize, research, and interview top business executives from Miami Dolphins, PepsiCo, Food Network, Gatorade, Easton Bell, Rolls Royce, etc…
-Execute feature article based on news judgment, interviews, and transcriptions-create short blogs, headlines, copy edit, collaborated with Forefront editors, Write headlines, captions, and sub-heads

Northeastern Junior College, Writing Specialist Higher Education, Aug. 2009 ~ 2016

-Work with students on a one-to-one or small group basis to develop their writing skills for college success.
-Mentor and provide support for students to encourage success in the college arena
-Edit and provide feedback on student work
-Plan and develop instruction
-Provide guided instruction in the writing process, grammar and mechanics, and developmental writing patterns, proper research, AP

Educator, General Education Elementary/Art Educator, 15+ Years

-Build rapport and mentor students; providing them with emotional and academic support
-Design and deliver engaging, relevant, and thought-provoking instruction

-Foster academic and emotional growth in students 
-Inspire a love of learning and promote growth in area of interests

-4th/5th Multi-age (3 yrs), Kindergarten (2 yrs), Reading Specialist 1-6th (3 yrs), K-12 Art (1 yr), K-6 Art (1 yr)


Adams State College, Bachelor of Arts-Journalism, Minor-Theater Arts

Metropolitan State College, Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate), Elementary Teaching Endorsement, Art Endorsement

References Upon Request

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