Jillian Bedell
Jillian Bedell
Jillian Bedell

I have been creating content as a freelancer for Dream Local for two years, and I am excited to learn more about the business of social as a marketing strategist.

I have a degree in literature from a small college in New Haven, Connecticut. Since graduating I have lived in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, a fishing village in Mexico, and I am finally settled on a wild peninsula in Maine, with my dashing husband, two young daughters, and our Great Pyrenees puppy named Lucy.

I have done many jobs on my journey toward in this life. I have edited continuing education manuals for mental health professions, been an assistant to the founder of a progressive graduate school, learned to blend foundation in a cool makeup boutique, ghostwritten a book on subtle energy, and hand-sold my favorite titles in an independent bookstore.

I wrote the original copy for Delicacies Jewelry, a line of bracelets and necklaces for Epicureans; food folklore, mythology, and symbolism have long been a passions of mine. My husband and I write the blog From Away.com, a website about Maine’s people, places, and cooking traditions. Living in Maine is as idyllic as I always thought it would be, though harder, and kinder, and more rewarding.

I am delighted to work on Main Street in Rockland, a soulful, salty town, and super stoked to be at Dream Local Digital full-time. I love telling stories, helping people share what matters most, connecting clients with an audience, and finding meaning in everyday work.