Jessica Bennett

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Title: Former Digital Assistant Home Editor
Education: Iowa State University
Location: Des Moines, IA
Expertise: Decorating, Interior design, Cleaning, Organizing

Jessica is an editor and writer with five years of combined experience in digital and magazine journalism, and a former digital assistant home editor at Better Homes & Gardens. She has contributed over 800 articles for Better Homes & Gardens to date, and her writing on interior design and decorating has been featured in 16 national print magazines.


  • Five years of experience as an editor and writer
  • Former staff writer for national print magazines including Do It Yourself, Country Home, and Beautiful Kitchens & Baths


Jessica Bennett is an editor and writer who covers interior design, decorating, home improvement, cleaning, organizing, and more. She is currently a Lifestyle Editor at The Everygirl.

In the three years she worked at, she contributed over 800 articles to the site. Previously, she worked in digital marketing for a home furnishings company and as a staff writer for national shelter magazines. Jessica’s writing has been featured more than 60 times in magazines such as Do It Yourself, Country Home, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, Secrets of Getting Organized, and more.


Jessica received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and mass communication from Iowa State University. She also completed a secondary major in French language studies. Prior to graduation, she was inducted into the Kappa Tau Alpha honor society, which recognizes academic excellence in the field of journalism. She is currently pursuing an interior design certificate from the New York Institute of Art + Design.

About Better Homes & Gardens

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