Jackie Burrell

Parenting Writer


UC Berkeley


  • Education and parenting reporter
  • Experienced in issues around parenting young adults as a mother of four


Jackie Burrell is a former writer specializing in parenting of young adults. She has years of experience as an education and parenting reporter, and now serves as the food and wine editor at the Bay Area News Group's chain of daily newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Mercury News, Times, and Tribune.

For the last decade, Jackie Burrell's articles about children, families, college, and parenting have appeared regularly in the Bay Area's daily newspapers and in papers across the Media News chain. Journalistic background aside, Burrell got her parenting expertise the old-fashioned way: as a mother of four. With two in college, one in grad school, and one out in the working world, parenting college-age and young adults is a 24/7 concern.


 Burrell attended UC Berkeley.

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