Freedman, Jessica B(lackman) 1954(?)-2002
FREEDMAN, Jessica B(lackman) 1954(?)-2002
PERSONAL: Born c. 1954; died of congestive heart failure July 20, 2002, in Alexandria, VA; daughter of Norman S. Blackman; married Bruce Freedman. Education: Syracuse University, master's degree; Western New England College, J.D.; doctoral study at American University. Religion: Jewish.
CAREER: Advice columnist with twin sister, Alison Blackman Dunham, as "The Advice Sisters." Legislative assistant in Washington, DC, late 1970s; freelance writer and editor, beginning mid-1980s. Northern Virginia Community College, adjunct professor of writing and literature for twelve years; also adjunct professor at American University and George Mason University.
(With Alison Blackman Dunham) Recruiting Love: Using the Business Skills You Have to Find the Love You Want, Cyclone Books (Los Angeles, CA), 1998.
Author of several e-books. Creator of a five-part audio tape series "Making New Connections." Editor and ghostwriter of speeches and film scripts. Contributor to periodicals.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Advice Sisters—Relationship Tools for Winners Web site,http://www.advicesisters.net (January 2, 2003).
Washington Post, July 28, 2002, p. C6.*