Jessica Silva-Hodges 2018-01-11T15:40:53+00:00

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Jessica Silva-HodgesAccount Executive
Jess Silva-Hodges is an Account Executive at Melwood Global. Jess is a skilled writer, graphic designer, videographer, social media strategist, and marketing specialist. She joined Melwood Global from the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical School District in Franklin, Mass., where she was responsible for conceptualizing and implementing the district’s marketing and outreach initiatives.

Jess began her career at FOX 25 News in Boston as a writer and web producer. During her time at FOX 25, Jess provided digital news coverage of many high-profile stories, including the racketeering trial of James J. Bulger.

Fast Facts

  • B.A., Stonehill College | Pursuing M.S., Southern New Hampshire University

  • Jess fell in love with journalism and graphic design while working on her high school yearbook.

  • A lifelong resident of the southern Massachusetts, she currently lives in Easton with her husband.

  • In her spare time, Jess is an avid reader of non-fiction, particularly U.S. history.

The “30” Blog

Being Apolitical Isn’t Always An Option

December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Sometimes you just have to go for it. In the past, all sorts of brands have publicly avoided politics in order to avoid upsetting their customers from blue and red states alike. Now, in the [...]

Strategic Communications Toolkit: The Importance of SEO

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

On the Internet, we aren’t people, organizations, or companies: We’re brands. Whether you are a startup, an established name, a for-profit business or a nonprofit venture, you are being Googled, and what searchers see is [...]

Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Last night, Twitter rolled out 280 characters for all users, doubling their previous 140-character limit. Twitter Product Manager Aliza Rosen explained the decision stemmed from data suggesting Twitter users frequently abandoned posts before hitting the [...]

Professionalism is in the Copy Edits

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

A recent oversight in a small Kansas newspaper reopened a common discussion this week. What was meant to be an innocent story about students getting job experience turned into an NSFW headline, all because they [...]

Don’t Want to be an American Idiot

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s easy to bash the media these days and, for sure, they give a lot of reasons for many to do so. But the last two weeks have brought a fresh round of criticism over [...]

Observations of an E-mail Marketing Junkie

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

I receive promotional e-mails from no less than 20 different politicians, non-profits and retailers. My promotions folder on Gmail is probably 100 emails deep as I'm typing this. I didn't sign up for these mailing [...]