Writing and Editing
Part journalist, part anthropologist, Jenny Johnston is an expert in helping organizations and authors find innovative and “sticky” ways to communicate their visions and their stories to the wider public. Her recent clients include the Levi Strauss Foundation, Omidyar Networks, Skoll Global Threats Fund, UC Berkeley, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Presidio Trust. She also served as developmental editor on a handful of recent books, including a Wall Street Journal bestseller. Before starting her own practice, Jenny served as senior editor at Global Business Network, a scenario planning consultancy and futurist think tank based in the Bay Area, where she shepherded an ever-changing range of publications and presentations from concept to completion and ran modules on “strategic storytelling” for clients and coworkers. Prior to that, she was copy chief for a major consulting firm and an arts and culture editor in Boston. She holds an AB in cultural anthropology from Princeton University, an MA in the same from UC Boulder, and an MS in journalism from Boston University.