Jesse is a former newspaper publisher and editor, who has continued writing freelance for 30 years. As a travel writer, his works on Shiloh National Military Park were published at The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. He writes regularly for The Jackson Sun’s magazine, Jackson Life. He is a senior partner in The HillHelen Group, where he guides and edits authors’ book projects.
He is a skilled photographer, whose work has been printed in many publications. Most recently, he provided the header image from the Shiloh 150th Commemoration for the website, charlescox.co. He often shoots photography for HillHelen Group authors. His first photography shows were held in June and October 2015, and his next show is May 2016. His photographs will be for sale on this website.
Jesse has been employed by companies such as Teledyne Total Power, FedEx, and the Marsh McLennan Companies. During his career with these businesses he worked as an applications programmer, server administrator, senior network administrator and regional technology manager. This gives him particular insight in editing technology projects. He continues work in the network operations field.
He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Military Writers Society of America and the Independent Book Publishers Association.
He has a particular interest in physics and astronomy, and his first science fiction novel based on black hole theory (time travel and romance) will be published in 2016.