Jill Gleeson

Headshot of Jill Gleeson


  • Penn State University

  • Jill was a memoir/travel columnist for Woman's Day.
  • She is an Enchanted Living travel editor.
  • She was a radio air personality in markets including Oklahoma City and Charleston, South Carolina.


Jill Gleeson has been a memoirist and journalist specializing in travel and lifestyle for the past 20 years. She has written for a range of publications, including Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Reader's Digest, Yahoo, MSN, Gothamist, Washingtonian, EDGE Media Network, Curve, Canadian Traveler, and many AAA magazines including Alabama Journey and Westways. She is the travel editor for Enchanted Living, a quarterly national print publication. She began contributing to the Dotdash brand this year.


Jill attended Penn State University as a theatre (performance) major and was a University Scholar. She also attended The Vermont Studio Center on a grant for memoir writing.

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