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Jet Set Jen is the brainchild of Jenny Peters, a longtime freelance journalist whose career has spanned everything considered “Lifestyle” reporting, from movies and celebrities to fashion and fast cars, with plenty of food, wine, and travel thrown in too. She currently writes the Spywitness party column for LA.com and contributes regularly to many newspapers, magazines and websites worldwide, including USA Today, AARP.org, New York magazine, Bask magazine, Coast magazine, ShermansTravel.com, etc. She is a founding and voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, which annually honors the year’s top films with the Critics’ Choice Awards.

Jenny and her crack cadre of professional journalists at Jet Set Jen offer up opinions, suggestions and insider scoops on the best that the world has to offer, to keep you on the cutting edge of that ever elusive pursuit of life, liberty, happiness – and fun, fun, fun.

Contributors to Jet Set Jen include:

Pauline Adamek, a Hollywood-based film, theater and food critic whose www.artsbeatla.com site is the go-to place for L.A.’s best finds in the arts. She also files for FilmInk Australia, the L.A. Daily News and the Sun Community Newspapers.

Andy J. Gordon, a Los Angeles-based marketing and strategy consultant, made his writing debut in Brentwood magazine in 2007. His interests include music, sports, consumer electronics, premium libations, fine dining, travel, fast cars and enjoying life.

Barney Lehrer, New York-based writer who is also the Vice President of FITA Online and President of NEXCO, the oldest international trade association in New York City. Lehrer has a Certificate in Wines and Spirits from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust of London, and he is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Amy Longsdorf, a Pennsylvania-based freelance entertainment reporter whose coverage has appeared in Blender, People, the Chicago Tribune, the Toronto Star and Newsday.

Jesse Nash, a Hamptons-based journalist who has contributed celebrity interviews, luxury travel, food and wine features to magazines and newspapers worldwide including Rolling Stone, Paris Match, Hello, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan and Elle, to mention but a few.

Christina Radish, a Los Angeles-based writer and self-taught photographer who covers a variety of entertainment fields. With a BA in Journalism and as a member of the Television Critics Association, she interviews celebrities and artists in such areas as film, television, music and books. Her greatest passion is photographing live rock concerts and you can view her portfolio online at www.christinaradish.com.

Mike Szymanski, a Hollywood-based freelance writer and author who has written for Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times and many other websites.

John M. Urbancich, a Cleveland-based reporter who has reviewed movies and written film features and celebrity profiles at Cleveland’s Sun Newspapers for over 25 years. As a longtime member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, his work has also been appearing on the Sun News website for more than a decade.