Leigh-Ann Jackson



Leigh-Ann Jackson is a writer who has been in the industry for 20 years, writing for newspapers, magazines, and digital publications. She got her humble start compiling community calendars for a daily paper and has since interviewed award-winning actors, chart-topping bands, literary luminaries, and envelope-pushing entrepreneurs.

Leigh-Ann has had a lifelong love affair with design and is obsessed with home decor, shopping and...shopping for home decor. She infuses these passions into her personal essays and gift guides for The Spruce.

As seen in:

  • The New York Times
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Bon Appetit
  • The Hollywood Reporter
  • Previously.TV
  • MSN.com
  • Texas Monthly
  • Austin American-Statesman


Leigh-Ann has written about such topics as her foray into houseplant motherhood, as well as the ups and downs of cohabitating with her actual kid. Plus, she's taken her eye for style and love of retail to channel them into compiling shopping guides for all things related to home design.


Leigh-Ann studied at the University of Texas at Austin where she obtained a Bachelor of Journalism.

While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she was a DJ and director at college radio station KVRX, wrote for The Daily Texan and interned at both Texas Monthly magazine and The Austin Chronicle.

Expertise: Home
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Title: Freelance Pop Culture Writer

About The Spruce

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