Jennica Peterson is a writer and editor with a passion for travel. She studied English literature and creative writing at Stanford University, where she graduated with distinction. She then traveled to some 40 countries, supporting her trips by working in national parks and teaching English as a second language. Her love of language and travel came together when she interned at Lonely Planet, Travelers’ Tales, and Via magazine. Jennica went on to work as an editor at Sport Diver magazine in Florida.
Since she returned to the Bay Area, Jennica has completed the Professional Sequence in Editing through U.C. Berkeley Extension. She has also worked as a contributing editor for Islands, as a freelance editor for Via, and as a senior editor at Afar, which won the 2010 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for the best travel magazine in the United States. Her writing has appeared in several anthologies and magazines including Via, Sport Diver, Islands, Garden Design, National Geographic Traveler, and Afar.
Jennica specializes in editing travel essays and magazine articles.