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 original WISH team of writers
Feature StoryStart in CLE

There's a not-so-secret society of entrepreneurs taking shape in Cleveland


Street LevelChris Beers and Marie Kondo

Sparking joy: Meet the only KonMari consultant in Cleveland


Feature StoryLa Salle Arts & Media Center - 2

Welcome to Collinwood: Signs of life springing forth on East 185th Street


Street LevelJohn Gonzalez of NEORSD

So *this* is the guy behind NEORSD's hilarious Twitter account


Street LevelEventWorks 4D Holocaust - 2
Feature StoryAngela Mia Pizza in East Cleveland

A renewed vision for East Cleveland is taking shape


Street LevelBootstrap Bash 2019
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
Street LevelWISH CLE - Giving Tuesday - Upcycle Parts Shop

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