Skill Set + Passion.
An up-and-coming freelance journalist and policy reporter, Jill covers climate action, conservation policy, and culture for a variety of outdoor publications and outlets, including Outside, Range, the Voice, OR Daily, OIA, and more. A true renaissance woman in the world of outdoor media, she contracts as a nonprofit copy editor and ghostwriter for POW, AIARE, and other influential organizations while also creating content for brands across the industry. Jill lives in Truckee, California and her storytelling is guided by a passion for conservation and a belief in the outdoors as a great equalizer. Read select stories by Jill online at jillcsanford.com or follow along via @jillcsanford on Instagram.
Industry-Specific Training and Leadership Experience.
- 2018: Project16x leadership, advocacy, + entrepreneurial summit
- 2017: Outdoor Industry Association’s Skip Yowell Future Leadership Academy
- 2016: SHIFT Jackson Hole’s Conservation + Recreation Emerging Leaders Program
Content Generation and Social Media.
I work with outdoor brands, marketing sites, retailers, and nonprofits to develop clear, concise brand stories that draw on my own experiences and personal love of outdoor recreation. My clients and partners include Matcha (previously known as RootsRated), Protect Our Winters, the Trust for Public Land, Marmot, Miir, the Clymb, OARs, Outdoor Project, Freshtracks Communications, the Mountain Housing Council, Sierra Business Council, Sierra Avalanche Center, Tahoe Mountain Sports, the Mountain Pact, Blogs for Brands, and many more.
Communications, Copywriting, and Editing.
I work as a copywriter, copy editor, social media consultant, content specialist, and ghost writer for clients that include AIARE, POW, Outdoor Retailer, and Freshtracks Communications.
- POW’s 2018 Annual Report
- “Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain,” AIARE 1 Student Handbook