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A headshot of Jess, a white woman with brown hair tied up and a nose piercing. Jess is wearing a yellow roll-neck top and black dungarees.

Jess Connett

Jess is Container’s interim Editor. She is a Bristol-based freelance journalist and regularly writes features for The Bristol Cable. Her work focuses on community journalism: amplifying and platforming people who are underrepresented or traditionally misrepresented by the mainstream media.

Having got her start in the industry through a Rife Magazine internship, Jess is committed to paying forward and supporting others into the journalism industry. She mentors emerging writers, and ran Bristol24/7‘s award-winning work experience programme while Deputy Editor.