Jamie is the Editorial Director at Urner Barry. As such, she leads the team responsible for delivering the latest in breaking agricultural, seafood, and food industry news to our network of subscribers. She directly manages and executes news content and strategy in order to enhance value and reader experience across all news platforms, including COMTELL, Foodmarket.com, and Seafoodnews.com offerings.
In addition to her role as Director, Jamie continues to write and edit original content for the company, while also contributing to livestock reporting and futures market coverage as featured in Urner Barry Newswires. In addition to various daily reports, Jamie authors a popular weekly column featured on COMTELL and Foodmarket.com that highlights retail grocery activity as a result of seasonal swings, wholesale market action and consumer trends.
Jamie joined Urner Barry in August 2011 as part of our sales team before entering the News division in 2014. She was subsequently promoted to Production Editor of UB Newswires, then appointed to the position of Editorial Director in 2018.
Jamie is a regular contributor to Urner Barry's Reporter Magazine and is also a Copy Editor of the publication. She also hosts Urner Barry's Daily Market Video and collaborates with a small team during the entire production process for this broadcast, as well as on special video segments and projects.
She worked in managing, writing and editing The Beef Book, which was published in conjunction with the North American Meat Institute in 2014, as well as The Pork Book published in 2017.
Jamie moved to New Jersey in 2010 after graduating from Lake Superior State University in Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a minor in Marketing.