Jessica Wrubel

Jessica Wrubel

Jessica Wrubel has been educating on health and wellness topics for over 15 years in and outside of the classroom. In addition to working in education, she has an accomplished background as a writer and copy editor, working for various publications, newspapers and in public libraries assisting with reference, research and special projects.


  • 10 years planning events and as a consultant for DIY tips and tricks for the home including design, organization and repairs
  • 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


Jessica has a fierce eye for detail, errors and inaccuracies thanks to her experience as an educator, writer and copy editor. Prior to joining Dotdash, Jessica photographed and wrote entertainment, wellness and food articles for local weekly publications and websites owned by Tribune Publishing and Hearst Communications as well as copy edited for trade publications. She has designed and implemented craft, cooking, social media and mindfulness programs for teens at libraries and schools 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: Jessica Wrubel, Fact Checker for The Spruce
Education: Southern Connecticut State University
Location: Chicago, IL
Title: Fact Checker

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce reaches 32 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy advice by certified experts for your home and garden.

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