Jenny Hughes

Jenny Hughes, Editor for The Spruce

Jenny Hughes joined Dotdash as an Editor for The Spruce Crafts in 2021.


  • 4+ years of digital content experience
  • Spent more than 3 years editing and growing a lifestyle site
  • Pro at crafting & DIY—you may catch her as a host on The Spruce's "One Thing" video series


Jenny joined The Spruce home, Pets, and Crafts team in February 2021 for a position that combines her personal passions of crafting, home & DIY with her professional passions. Prior to working at The Spruce Crafts, she was a content manager at Belvoir Media Group and the editor of Frenchly, a lifestyle website for people interested in all things France. While at Frenchly, she led the brand through a period of unprecedented growth in readership. Jenny has also worked as a content & SEO manager for small businesses across the U.S. and had her writing published on The Daily Beast, MessyNessyChic, and more.

From woodworking with her dad at a young age to working in a boutique craft store in Brooklyn to spending a summer working as a professional organizer, crafting, home, and DIY have always been a part of Jenny's life.

As an Editor, Jenny assigns, edits, and publishes content written by a team of experts. With a background in audience growth, she works on a variety of projects to help The Spruce Crafts be a resource and inspiration for even more people.

Read more about The Spruce Crafts's Editorial Policies and Standards.


Jenny received a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College in Maine. Her studies focused primarily on French, education, and writing.

Education: Bowdoin College
Location: Stamford, CT
Title: Editor

About The Spruce Crafts

The Spruce Crafts, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a DIY craft and hobby site covering helpful tips and step-by-step tutorials from passionate makers. The Spruce Crafts reaches 6 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.