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Jenny Wierschem

Jenny Wierschem

 Jenny Wierschem has nearly 15 years of experience as a writer and editor, working across subject areas, including health and education. A graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the University of Oregon, she has worked for a range of nonprofit and for-profit organizations and is currently a full-time freelancer in Baltimore, Maryland. This is her first article for Sports Destination Management magazine.

Article | October 22, 2014
The Heartland: The New Go-To for Sports   

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Midwest, long known as the ‘heartland’ of the United States, is quickly becoming the new go-to for year-round sports events.

Article | August 25, 2014
Go West: Sports Facilities, Natural and Man-Made, Abound Here   

By: Jenny Wierschem

From desert sand to crashing waves, the Southwest and Pacific landscapes translate themselves into unforgettable sports experiences.

Article | May 19, 2014
The Mid-Atlantic: Sports Know-How and Can-Do   

By: Jenny Wierschem

Get to know the rapidly expanding sports infrastructure of the major metropolitan hub cities in the Mid-Atlantic: they're your new go-to for can-do.

Article | March 7, 2014
Mountain Highs for Sports Events   

By: Jenny Wierschem

The landscapes of the mountain region of the U.S. afford unparalleled outdoor sports opportunities, but they're not all the region has to offer.

Article | January 14, 2014
Northeast: Small Towns with Big Sports Potential   

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Northeast United States is densely populated with over 55 million people. For some sports event organizers, the Northeast is a major player.

Article | November 5, 2013
A Spike In Popularity   

By: Jenny Wierschem

Mention volleyball and you’ll get a variety of definitions. There’s the afternoon game that follows picnics in the summer. There’s the indoor...more >>

Article | September 4, 2013
Sticking the Landing: Successful Gymnastics Events from Bidding to Competition and Beyond   

By: Jenny Wierschem

Setting the scene for a successful gymnastics events means more than backflips and balance beams. NGBs and prime destinations provide insights.

Article | June 26, 2013
Superior Sports with Southeastern Hospitality   

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Southeastern United States has long been a refuge for “snowbird” travelers seeking warmer weather in the winter. But athletes competing in...more >>

Article | April 30, 2013
Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA): An Interview with Alisha Campbell   

By: Jenny Wierschem

What is women’s flat track derby? Most people are familiar with the ‘50s and ‘60s roller derby. Whenever I tell someone that I am an official...more >>

Article | March 1, 2013
Mountain High: Great States for Sports   

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Mountain States are defined by the dramatic terrain and beauty of the Rocky Mountains, so it’s perhaps no surprise that sports in these states...more >>


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