Jill Von Sprecken

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Location
Vancouver, Canada
School
University Of Alberta, Simon Fraser University
Expertise
Yoga, Skincare, Sustainability
  • Her lifestyle articles have been published online and in print for publications such as Montecristo, VITA, Daily Hive, and Applied Arts.
  • While in University, Jill won first prize in both essay and short-story contests.
  • During her time as a lifestyle writer and editor, Jill has flown in helicopters, sampled spirits in sub-zero tasting rooms, gone ziplining, interviewed local celebrities, and navigated whitewater rapids —- all in the name of research.

Experience

Jill has worked as a writer and communications specialist for well over a decade. She was an editor at Canada's largest magazine publisher for seven years, where she contributed to the production of four tourist-facing magazines: Where Vancouver, Where Whistler, Essential Vancouver, and RM. Today, she works as a freelance writer and editor, with bylines in both print and online. In 2022, Jill joined Gliz and put her lifestyle expertise and love of skincare to work as a features writer.

Education

Jill graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Alberta, where she graduated with first-class honors. She also has a certificate in editing and proofreading from Simon Fraser University.

Gliz Editorial Policies

Gliz's editorial scope is a result of collaboration between writers and editors with a broad array of expertise in everything from women's lifestyle to fashion to wellness. Our goal is to inform, entertain, and engage our readers with accurate and diverse content, bolstered by unique commentary and expert advice.

Focused on accuracy and ethical coverage, the Gliz editorial team consistently fact-checks and reviews site content to ensure the veracity and integrity of all claims. For more information on our editorial process, view our full policies page.

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