Jean Gossman

Originally from upstate New York, Jean earned a bachelor of arts degree in public affairs from Trinity College in 1992 and masters of arts degree in interactive journalism from American University in 2008. She has more than 25 years experience working for Congress, the executive branch, local government and business. Her most recent work appeared in Education Daily and other LRP Publications products. Her earlier work appeared in The History Channel Magazine and The Hill. She has also done pro bono press and communications work for the United States World War One Centennial Commission and the World War I Memorial Foundation. She lives on Capitol Hill.

Fave shoe: Jean’s favorite shoes are Birkenstocks because they are so comfortable.

About the Author
Editor-in-Chief Mark Heckathorn is a journalist, movie buff and foodie. He oversees DC on Heels editorial operations as well as strategic planning and staff development. Reach him with story ideas or suggestions at dcoheditor (at) gmail (dot) com.