Jessi Marie McCarthy

Teaching & Event Services Coordinator


Jessi Marie McCarthy maintains collaborative relationships with training partners and members as part of the teaching & event services team. She coordinates and supports the annual Azbee Awards of Excellence for ASBPE, as well as planning and execution for group events at Poynter.

Before joining the Poynter staff, she acted as a creative manager, designer and administrative assistant in the Chicagoland area. She brings along a unique fusion of special project coordination, customer service and data system management. McCarthy earned her B.F.A. from Elmhurst College in 2008, with concentrations in graphic design, digital imaging and sculpture.

In her spare time, McCarthy creates custom artwork and enjoys time with family and her dog, Harvey.