Jodi Gonzalez

Jodi N. Gonzalez
Jodi N. Gonzalez  

Jodi N. Gonzalez is a trends expert and veteran writer who loves to dig into any topic from home hacks to how trends flourish and change. Her original journalism has been published by newspapers in the Tribune family, the Austin American-Statesman, and Forbes, among others.


  • 20+ years of writing and editing experience
  • 10+ years of content management and planning
  • Published by the Tribune family, the Austin American-Statesman, and FindHelp
  • Ghostwriting and editing has appeared on and elsewhere


Jodi earned a Bachelor’s degree in at the University of Texas at Austin’s nationally renowned school of journalism. She spent many years as an editor and manager at the Austin American-Statesman, working in every department from news to business, sports to lifestyle. She took her expertise from the newsroom to the marketing department, where she helped create the publication’s first sponsored content team.

She has always had an interest in journalism. As a child, Jodi cut the news out of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune every morning and rewrote it to give to her parents, and she wrote for her high school newspaper.

Jodi is based in Texas, where she lives with her husband and three boys, plus their two very sweet dachshunds. When not writing or editing, she spends her time reading everything she can get her hands on, working with her community to fight food insecurity, and endlessly driving her children all over creation.

Expertise: Home Trends, Celebrations
Education: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas

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