Jill Schildhouse

Jill Schildhouse
Title: Freelancer
Education: Northern Illinois University
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Expertise: Home renovation, Lifestyle, Travel

Jill Schildhouse is a writer and editor with 22 years of experience in print and digital publishing. She regularly contributes to Family Handyman, Reader's Digest, Taste of Home, Travel + Leisure, Brides, TripSavvy, Southern Living, and more.


  • 22 years of editorial experience, both as a writer and editor
  • Previously served as editor-in-chief of a AAA travel magazine


Jill bought her home in 2005 and have completed several room renovations; gutting her kitchen is the next project on her wish list.


Jill has a Bachelor's Degree in Corporate Communications with an emphasis in Journalism, from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL.

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