Career Journeys: Jessica Knoll ’06

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On this episode, we have Jessica Knoll ’06 on the phone from Los Angeles. Knoll graduated from HWS with a degree in English, concentrated in creative writing, as an Arts Scholar. She is the New York Times best-selling author of the novels Luckiest Girl Alive and The Favorite Sister. Her first novel was optioned for film by Lionsgate with Reese Witherspoon set to produce and Knoll writing the screenplay. Before writing full-time, she was a senior editor at Cosmopolitan and the articles editor at SELF. A prolific writer, she has also contributed op-eds to The New York Times. Her post-graduation support of the Colleges includes participating as a panelist in Career Services’ Los Angeles Behind the Scenes trip.

Career Journeys is a limited-run podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, is designed to help introduce parents, students, alums, and prospective students to the wealth of opportunities and pathways that Hobart and William Smith alumni and alumnae have taken following their graduation. The show is produced and hosted by Alex Kerai ’19 in conjunction with the Herald and the Salisbury Center. It is recorded in the WEOS (NPR) studio on campus and includes live in-studio and over the phone interviews.

We are very excited to have Jessica on this episode of Career Journeys!

Career Journeys is a bi-weekly podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education. It is produced by Alex Kerai ’19 and recorded at the WEOS studio on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

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