As Senior Writer for My Next Season, Jeannie Hodes brings a comprehensive journalism background to help clients in career transition create compelling resumes and bios that highlight their unique qualifications as they rebrand themselves toward a new purpose. She is well-versed in writing for a broad range of audiences as well as honing in on an executive’s most important qualities to create a lasting impression. She applies her thorough and attentive style of writing to every bio and is committed to concise and powerful prose that also reflects each client’s personality.
As co-host and writer for one political interview program and one educational feature program for Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) and Comcast, Jeannie is skilled at interviewing high-ranking officials on a variety of complex topics, as well as assisting them to communicate their views in a thoughtful, intelligent, and easily understood way. In her time as a television news reporter, Jeannie could always be counted upon to break down and learn complex issues quickly, be responsive to changing needs, and always complete writing assignments on demanding deadlines. She also spent three years managing and reporting from a capitol news bureau, where she was relied upon for in-depth coverage on important legislative and business issues facing the state of New Jersey as well as interviewing and writing about the leaders who were instrumental in making changes that impacted the state.
Jeannie has also served as a media relations liaison for two Kansas City not-for-profit organizations, Operation Breakthrough and Amethyst Place. She lives in Overland Park, Kansas, with her husband and two young children.