Meet JJ Outlaw

Freelance Writer, Executive Producer, ContentCreator, & Founder of Plum Goode Media.

Foodie. Blerd. Horror movie fanatic. Maybe a little obsessed with Love & Hip Hop Miami, Werner Herzog, and basketball.  Let's hang out!

Contact me:
Phone number: +1 (312) 344-3252

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About me

I'm a freelance writer, social media manager, and all-around media junkie. Since I was a kid, I've been obsessed with the power of words and how they can be used to educate, empower, and motivate people. Nothing makes me happier than hearing a great story and would love to help you tell yours. 


March 2019 to Present
Connections for Abused Women and their Children

Assistant Development Director

As Assistant Development Director, I research and write foundation grants for the organization. In addition, I maintain their social media properties, design and edit their monthly e-newsletter, and manage their annual Adopt-a-Family initiative.

April 2018 to present
Plum Goode Media

Founder & President, Plum Goode Media

Plum Goode Media is a mobile-first media platform delivering original content geared at Generation X and beyond. Digital offerings to include original podcasts, subscription-based newsletter, books, and exclusively curated products. In addition to my duties running Plum Goode Media, I also produce & co-host The Gourmet Goober Podcast.

January 2013 to Present
Freelance Outlaw

Founder & Content Creator

Since 2013, Freelance Outlaw has been my independent company that provides original content writing, graphic design, and social media management for companies . My bylines have appeared in such diverse publications as East Coast Home + Design, W2W magazine, & the Urban Coin.

August 2016 to September 2018
The Br. David Darst Center

Director of Development & Communications

Handled all development and communications activities for the Br. David Darst Center, a social justice retreat center on Chicago's South side. I wrote and edited content for the organization's official newsletter, Burning Issues. Created the Darst Center Day of Action, an online social media campaign honoring the work of the Catonsville 9 while uplifting modern social justice activists. Wrote and edited organizational grant applications and report. Spearheaded donor data transition to Served as webmaster for


M.S. Public Relations

The University of Southern MS

B.A. Telecommunications

Ball State University

Skills & Languages

Blog Writing

Grant Writing

Graphic Design





MailChimp/Constant Contact

Adobe Design Suite



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