Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Northwest Freelance Writer

Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm a Pacific Northwest freelance journalist and content marketing writer with a focus on parenting, personal finance, higher education, and what to know about paying for college. I've also written about outdoor adventures in the PNW, what those creepy people-finder sites know about you, and how to help aging parents. In other words, I'm flexible and versatile, and I love research. My byline has appeared in magazines, newspapers, and online publications. Check out some of my recent stuff below.


Recent articles:

My latest pieces for CollegeXpress:

Making the Most of Your Campus Resources as a First-Generation Student

How to Team up with Your Teen on the College Search

Inspired by experts I've talked to, my latest for the Washington Post, 8 Pieces of Wisdom for Parents Sending a Child off to College, August 2019.


How to Raise a Problem-Solver for Real Simple. This was a fun piece to research.



Twitter issue: I've been told the icon below doesn't link properly but since this is an old platform, it's not easily fixed (it works just fine for me so really not sure). Connect with me here @joannanesbit if the icon doesn't work for you. I love connecting.