Jess Barnett


Jess Barnett

Jess Barnett has served as a copy editor, proofreader, and editor for 17 years in various fields.

Her current clients include Digitas Health, for which she is a freelance senior copy editor, as well as HCPro/Simplify Compliance, Public Consulting Group, Cognella, Relevate Health Group, Versado, the AFL-CIO, and Solomon Admissions Consulting. Having worked at HCPro, Inc., and StayWell Custom Communications, as well as in the pharmaceutical industry (Shire Pharmaceuticals, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, and Evidera, formerly United BioSource Corporation), she considers health care, medical, and scientific publishing an area of expertise.

In addition, she has copyedited more than 35 dissertations for Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy graduate students. Jess is skilled at following style guides, specifically AMA, Chicago Manual of Style, AP, and APA. Jess’s resume with more details on previous clients and work is available on request; you can also view her LinkedIn page here:

Outside of her copy editing work, she serves as interim treasurer for the Capital Area Recovery Community Organization in Concord, NH, and a member of the New Hampshire Treatment Task Force of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs. She served as the program assistant at the NH Public Health Association from 2019 to 2021 and received the NHPHA President’s Award in April 2021.

Jess is also a self-taught abstract artist. Visit for more details on her art. 

She graduated from Boston University in 2001 with a degree in Journalism.