Jessie O’Brien is a writer based in Colorado. She is currently working as a staff writer for DGO Magazine, an alt-weekly in the tourist mountain town of Durango where she writes about drag kings and feminist pole dancers as well as her experiences picking up hitchhikers and participating in masochistic food challenges.
She is the former web editor for Las Vegas weekly Vegas Seven, where her work focused on local news, art and culture. She is the former editor for award-winning hyperlocal website DTLV.com. She’s written about business, music, art, dining, breaking news, and alien abductions. Jessie is interested in art and music and the eccentric characters who make both. She also loves science and is a rock ‘n’ roll and magazine junkie.