Jessie Hanson


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Information               Phone: 1-720-315-3382







            Executive Producer Denver, Colorado

                                    Science Riot 2016-present

  • Produce and market professional entertainment productions

  • Book venues and manage concessions and alcohol sales

  • Manage stage sets and light/sound tech for live performances

  • Direct and stage-manage cast for live performances

  • Produce digital and traditional content and documents

  • Develop public-speaking skills of science professionals

Writing Coach                                            Denver, Colorado

Women’s Bean Project 2016-present

  • Teach writing skills to low-income women

  • Coach resume writing and job search

  • Mentor employment skill development

Sketch/Comedy Writer       Denver, Colorado

            Bovine Metropolis Theater, Freelance work 2012-present

  • Write stand-up and comedy sketches for live-theater productions

  • Write narrative storytelling pieces for live-theater performance

Medical Laboratory Scientist Denver, Colorado

           P/SL, St. Joseph’s, VA Medical Center               2012-present

  • Organize, complete and report documentation of regulatory compliance with FDA, CAP, etc.

  • Operate and maintain instruments, validate test methodology, maintain electronic patient records. Perform high-complexity laboratory diagnostics for acute-care medical centers

Interpreter/ESL Teacher Talara, Peru, etc.

            L&B School, Littleton Immigration Center 2007-2011

  • Interpreted for surgeons and wrote reports for pro-bono medical teams serving rural populations in Ecuador, Guatemala, and Mexico

  • Taught English as a Second Language to children and adults

  • Tutored ESL and preparation for the American citizenship exam

Customer Service/Retail Office Manager Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Pack Store, Continental Ski & Bike 2000-2007

  • Managed customer service via phone, web catalog, and in person

  • Wrote copy for advertisements

  • Collaborated on marketing strategy and event planning

  • Managed a staff of ten, office administration, and customer service and sales

Contributor Multiple Locations

Various publications including 2003-present

●   The Ripsaw

●   The SMDC StatLab News

●   The UMD Statesman

●   Bovine Metropolis Productions

●   The Hillsider

●   Science Riot Productions

Education M.A. (Professional Writing)

Northern Arizona University, summa cum laude

B.A. (Spanish)

University of Minnesota-Duluth

B.S. (Biology)

University of Minnesota-Duluth

Special Interests

●   Cooking & Baking

●   Vegetable Gardening

●   Endurance Athletics

●   Comedy & Circus Performance

Personal Mantra To the pursuit of all grails, holy and otherwise.”

Jessie Hanson,
Dec 17, 2017, 3:21 PM