Jen Jones Donatelli

As a Cleveland native and enthusiast, Jen Jones Donatelli is thrilled to take on the managing editor role at FreshWater. As a full-time freelance writer and editor for more than a decade, Jen has contributed to publications including Redbook, Budget Travel, GOOD, Playboy, Thrillist, Cleveland Magazine, Los Angeles Confidential, San Francisco, Ohio Today, and many more. She is also a contributing editor for Destination Cleveland and a proud graduate of Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Feature StoryThe FreshWater team at The Harp: Bob Perkoski, Karin Connelly Rice, Jen Jones Donatelli, and Tammy Wise

FreshWater's year in review: What we're proudest of in 2018


Feature StoryBrecksville Trailside Program Center

Cleveland Metroparks' biggest reservation is up to big things


Feature StoryFairfax Community Conversation with Ward 6 Councilman Blaine Griffin and Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. To
Feature StoryBlockland Cleveland Solutions Conference

Cleveland's not-so-secret strategy for becoming the next tech hub


Feature StoryArtist Lisa Clague
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A holiday WISH is coming true for these 36 Cleveland nonprofits


Feature StoryLee Harrill, lead producer and Dee Jay Doc Harrill, founder and director of Refresh Collective

Fresh Lab brings the funk to Detroit Shoreway


Feature StoryCommon Ground 1

Common Ground momentum continues as community projects take flight


Feature StoryBalance & Brews
Feature StoryLeft to right: Vern Recker, Lou Goodwin, Connie Ewazen (seated), Jill Riegelmayer-Kolodny
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At the 'Helm:' There's a new vintage shop on the block in Ohio City


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