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Ohhhh, Jessica: The Frisky Past And Present Says Goodbye & Good Luck

Ohhhh, Jessica: The Frisky Past And Present Says Goodbye & Good Luck

Let me start this post by making Jessica’s departure from The Frisky all about me. When Jessica came into my office a few weeks ago and told me she was leaving The Frisky to become Executive Editor at YouBeauty, I burst into tears. Even though I’d always known this day would come, the last long-term staffer leaving the nest and striking out on her own, I’ll admit I was totally unprepared for how hard I would take it. After six years of working together, Jessica has been my ride-or-die, a constant in what has been a very up and down, exciting, wonderful, but also difficult journey for this website. As with any job, especially one that has a public face, there’s been so much that’s gone on behind the scenes that readers don’t really know about. Our near-shutdown in 2010, after our original owners decided to sell us and a buyer fell through at the last minute. The first six months at our new company, with half the staff, each of us who remained working remotely because there wasn’t yet office space, the disjointedness no doubt reflected in some of the site’s content. Budget cuts, company-wide layoffs, four CEOs in half as many years … and yet throughout it all, my girls, my women, stayed true, passionate about the site and what they were writing, none more so than Jessica. She has been utterly integral to the site’s evolution, voice and overall success. The Frisky would not be what it is without her. Keep reading »

Jessica’s 10 Best Posts Of 2011

The Best Of 2011!
Our picks for the best of the year in pop culture, style, sex, and more! Read More »

While there are still a few days left in 2011, we’re going to feature some of our best and favorite posts from the last year. Each of your regular Frisky bloggers has picked out her 10 favorite posts from 2011—some you may remember well, others might have slipped under your radar. Either way, we hope you’ll relive the best of The Frisky in 2011. Here’s what Jessica had to say in 2011… Keep reading »

Jessica’s Best Posts Of 2009

While there are still a few days left in 2009, we’re going to feature some of our best and favorite posts from the last year. Each of your regular Frisky bloggers has picked out her 10 favorite posts from 2009—some you may remember well, others might have slipped past your radar. Either way, we hope you’ll relive the best of The Frisky in 2009. Here’s the best of Jess! Keep reading »

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