Writing Resume/Clips

Jill Dutton

Columns/Regular Features

  • Currently traveling the United States by rail writing feature articles, blog updates, and books on train travel.
  • Editor and columnist for Evolving Woman and Evolving Magazine for 15 years combined.
  • Regular Contributor to Kansas City Star “Simplify Your Life” department for two years.
  • Food Writer for Gayot.com.
  • Recent projects: * Three list stories for Business Jet Traveler magazine’s “Book of Lists.” * Just released “Top Travel Tips for the U.S. by Rail” video for The Voyage Report * Writing a series of destination pieces for Bass Angler Magazine * “Best Cigar Shop in DC” for Old Liquors Magazine.
  • Author of travel guide, “The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary” for Unanchor.com.

Other Accomplishments

  • Author of The Joyous Journey: Living Life On Purpose, With Purpose and The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary
  • Editor-in-Chief of Evolving Woman for six years and an additional nine years for Evolving Magazine.
  • Extensive experience writing interviews/profiles. A partial list includes: authors (Richard Bach, Shakti Gawain, Marianne Williamson, Suze Orman), professional experts, individuals who overcome great adversity (Living Proof), and source quotes.
  • Prepared public relations pieces for two advertising agencies (press releases, feature articles, and contest entries).
  • Website development: written hundreds of keyword-optimized articles for three agencies.
  • Created audio and edited an online marketing campaign for paynoadvertising.com. (See testimonial below.)
  • News experience includes reporting for Disaster News NetworkDos Mundos, and Osawatomie Graphic, and sports writing for The Gardner News and Kansas City Sports Calendar.
  • Background includes travel writing, interviews/profiles, self-help/spirituality, true crime, news reporting, and public relations.


  • “Having outsourced numerous projects, Jill is one of the most professional and enthusiastic writers and editors I have ever worked with. I am very impressed with her prompt response, active engagement to come up with creative solutions and ability to manage projects without supervision. She has effective communication skills and always seeks to clarify instructions. Jill even volunteered to work over the weekend in order to meet my launch date. I am looking forward to working with Jill on future projects and recommend her wholeheartedly.” –Lei Wang, PayNoAdvertising.com
  • “Jill – Your story is terrific–exactly what I was looking for–and the photos turned out great as well. Thanks for everything.” –Matt Kelsey, GateHouse Magazine

Additional recommendations on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jilldutton

Links to Clips

Ultimate US Glamping Experiences Matador Network

Get Your History on Tap Old Liquors Magazine

Take a Tour of Wine Road 290 in Texas Hill Country Old Liquors Magazine

The Speakeasy Makes a Comeback Old Liquors Magazine

The Natural Wine Movement Old Liquors Magazine

Go Back in Time for the Drinking Hour Old Liquors Magazine

6 Places to Get Pickled in Ann Arbor, Michigan Evolving Magazine

Get Your Spirits Lifted in Kansas City Old Liquors Magazine

Journey by Train to See West Virginia Up Close and Personal Evolving Magazine

From Grains to Glass | Ann Arbor Distilling Co. Old Liquors Magazine

Widowed in New Orleans Bass Angler Magazine

Kansas City Whiskey is Back Old Liquors Magazine

Chicago Bass Angler Magazine

West Texas’ First Distillery Old Liquors Magazine

Travel Colorado by train for just $53 Blasting News

Book of Lists Business Jet Traveler     

Best Cigar Shop in DC—W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist Old Liquors Magazine

Your Wife Doesn’t Like to Fish? Bring Her Along Anyway! Bass Angler Magazine

A Saturday Morning in Kansas City Unanchor.com

Top Travel Tips for the U.S. by Rail video and text for The Voyage Report

Trippin’ the USA by Rail: Colorado Evolving Magazine

A Lesson in Breeding Mason Bees The Outbound Collective

Want Less Fear? More Joy? Take the Next Step  Trippin’ the USA by Rail

You Won’t Want to Miss These 4 Great Places to Eat in Winter Park The Outbound Collective

Day Trip by Rail: Jefferson City, Missouri Evolving Kansas City

Solo in New Orleans Evolving Santa Fe

9 Spectacular Places to Eat in Santa Fe, New Mexico Women Who Explore

Train Travel: A Leisurely Pace Evolving Santa Fe

Hostels, Hotels, and Townhomes (Oh My!): A Variety of Lodging in Santa Fe, NM Evolving Kansas City

Debra Green Back in Court Pitch Weekly

New Year New You Kansas City Star

A Refreshing Pause Kansas City Star

Fighter is Beating the Odds KC Sports Calendar

What’s Cooking Shawnee Magazine  


Social Networks:

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jill.dutton

Facebook USA by Rail: https://www.facebook.com/wanderlust.usa.by.rail

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/usabyrail

Twitter: https://twitter.com/evolvingmag

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/jilldutton




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