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Hi, I'm Jenni Moore and I'm an arts and entertainment writer and (sometimes) photographer. 

I am Copy Chief of the Portland Mercury, also contributing regularly to the alt-weekly's arts, film, and music sections—the latter of which I have my own bi-weekly hip-hop column: Sneaker Wave. I have also written about hip-hop music and culture for We Out Here Magazine, service journalism pieces for Travel Portland, and am a contributor to Weiden + Kennedy's On She Goes online publication for women travelers of color.

I was born in Alaska and raised in Oregon, but I also have roots in Seattle, so that should explain why I embody so much of PNW culture. I went to the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication (Go Ducks!), and moved to Portland in 2011. 

I love my natural hair, live music, travel, avocados, volleyball, and Beyoncé. Not necessarily in that order.

If you'd like to reach me, you can email me at jenniferkaymo@gmail.com