- A native California who is now living in Florida
- Has written for magazines in the United States, Finland and Spain
- More than a decade of writing and editing experience
J.R.is a freelance editor at The Balance. He brings a diverse background of editing and writing to the team. His past positions include senior editor at a consumer reviews site, reporter at a daily newspaper and marketing writer. As a reporter, J.R.'s coverage of community news, features and health earned recognition from the Florida Press Club.