PrivacyJournal: Who We Are
Welcome to PrivacyJournal, your go-to source for all things concerning online privacy. PrivacyJournal is made up of a small but mighty team of writers, editors, designers and publishers based all over the world, from the United States to India to Kenya.
Our team of writers and editors are dedicated to bringing you in-depth reviews, helpful tips and insights on how to protect your personal information in the digital age.
Each team member brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, ensuring that every article we publish is well-researched, accurate, informative and engaging. We all work hard to ensure that every piece meets the highest standards of journalism, and that it is free from errors and bias.
We believe that privacy is a fundamental right, and we are committed to providing our readers with the tools they need to take control of their personal information.
Below is the bio of each team member, plus their top personal privacy tip. Thank you for choosing PrivacyJournal as your source of information on online privacy!
Meet the Team
Jackie is the chief editor of PrivacyJournal. After earning her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of New Hampshire, she has held various editing roles with international news organizations, annual magazine publications, book publishing and more. Her current focus is on online privacy and security editing, and managing her team of writers and editors.
Samuel graduated from Whitman College in 2015 with a bachelor’s in environmental studies. After finishing his degree, he completed a number of internships where writing was a big part of his role, working on promotional material, news reports, blog posts, communication and more.
Samuel worked in the environmental conservation field for several years before becoming a freelance writer in 2018. In his articles, Samuel focuses on VPNs and other tools for living a more private and secure life online. He’s passionate about helping regular people understand important concepts like encryption, so we can all build the free and prosperous internet of our dreams.
Beatrice Manuel is an independent B2B and B2C content writer and strategist. She works in the SaaS, finance, online security and technology spaces, and has been writing on a freelance basis for a number of clients. Beatrice graduated from Christ University, Bangalore, with a triple major in commerce, management accounting and insurance.
Sandra began her career in 2018 as a content writer, focusing on cloud-based software, including VPNs and online security. She is an experienced writer and editor with a strong background in all aspects of the writing field. She has written and edited for several websites, creating long- and short-form content, blog posts, how-to guides, help guides and landing pages. She is also a skilled researcher and fact-checker.
Mohseen graduated from the University of Dar-Ul-Mustafa Tareem in 2007 with a bachelor’s in Islamic studies. He started writing about security and encryption in 2013. He is experienced in a range of writing styles, including blogging, how-to-guides, product reviews and news reports. His interest in technology has led him to work with and write for numerous clients and websites in the tech niche. He is the formatting editor for PrivacyJournal.
Samson obtained his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Maasai Mara University in 2014. With an insatiable desire to learn about SaaS and how tech tools work, he became drawn to writing and researching as a career. Since 2016, he has written for several websites in the SaaS, B2B and online security niches.
With a handful of A-levels completed, Sapphire followed her passions for learning and informing others by becoming a technical writer for various online technology publications. Between writing about software and creating fantasy worlds, she’s either losing games of Civilisation or darting about the UK in search of inspiring views and learning about each area’s history.
In Honor Of
Robert Ellis Smith was an attourney and journalist focused mainly on the topic of data privacy. In his lifetime, he published several works, including Privacy: How to Protect What’s Left of It, The Law of Privacy Explained, and edited over 40 editions of the Compilation of State and Federal Privacy Laws.
During his long career devoted to educating the public about privacy, he regularly published a newsletter called Privacy Journal, with the first issue printed all the way back in 1974. Although Robert is no longer with us, we hope to keep his legacy alive by continuing to inform our readers about the privacy of their data and how to protect it in this increasingly online world.