Jodee TaylorJodee Taylor is communications manager for the National Writers Series, responsible for helping get the word out about the year-round book festival that has brought dozens of authors to Traverse City, as well as the National Writers Series’ education programs, including Front Street Writers, Battle of the Books and annual college scholarships. Taylor worked at the Record-Eagle for 20 years, and has worked with several nonprofits worldwide on communications, marketing, social media and digital presence. She is an active volunteer in the area, helping with the arts, recreation and people experiencing homelessness.