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Portfolio // Work with MeJessica Peterson

About Jessica Peterson

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Jessica Peterson is a travel writer, photographer, filmmaker, & TV host.

Jessica Peterson is a seasoned creative professional with 18 years of journalism and marketing experience. She has produced travel content in 94 cities and 24 countries.

Global Girl Travels was launched in July 2014. Every week, Jessica publishes original travel stories, photography, and/or video content. She has been hired by brands all over the world to promote destinations, events, hotels, and tours.

In 2014, Jessica went behind the scenes at the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan. From the pit, she photographed Lorde, SBTRKT, OK Go, Bombay Bicycle Club, Travis, Foster the People, and Outkast.

United Airlines invited Jessica on press trips to Australia and Hong Kong. She has since worked with hotels and tour companies in China, Iceland, and Sydney.

In February 2015, her cover story and photography appeared in United Airlines Hemispheres Magazine. Jessica’s work has also been published in MSN, AOL, Citysearch, Jezebel, The Dallas Morning News, The Dallas Observer, Outside Magazine, Fubiz, Reuters, and Lonely Planet.

In 2016, Jessica completed her first documentary, “American Soil, Chamorro Soul,” about the people of Guam. From fundraising to directing, Jessica is a born entrepreneur, wearing as many hats as it takes to complete a project. She wrote, directed, produced, and edited the film. The trailer has been viewed more than 1 million times and was the centerpiece in the Guam International Film Festival.

Also in 2016, Jessica was hired by Tastemade Travel to produce video content for the company’s popular travel app. She hosted monthly Facebook live events to Tastemade Travel, which has nearly half a million followers.

She was recently hired by Barcelo Hotels in Dominican Republic to produce three travel videos, which she wrote, directed, and starred in.

In addition to Global Girl Travels, she is the creator of The Guam Guide, a business she manages from sales and accounting to web design and publishing. She produced more than 200 travel TV segments for The Guam Guide, which aired on Guam broadcast news channels.

In 2017, Jessica’s Niagara Falls footage was featured on CNN Great Big Story.

See Jessica’s LinkedIn profile.

Contact Jessica for the following:

  • Influencer & press trips
  • Hotel, airline, and product reviews
  • Video content creation
  • Commercial & documentary production
  • Photography
  • Writing
  • Social giveaways
  • Brand development
  • Banner ads
  • Sponsored posts
  • Social media management
  • Website design
  • Logo design
  • Digital strategy

Brands I’ve Worked With


CNN Great Big Story Riding for Comptonview

Director & Producer // CNN Great Big Story

Hidden among the homes and businesses of Compton sits an unlikely stable. At The Compton Jr. Posse, kids from the neighborhood learn to ride and care for horses. They also compete in serious events. Sh...
Bali Aria travel film by Jessica Peterson of Global Girl Travelsview

Travel Film // Bali Aria

Self-produced travel film about Bali. Written, directed, and starring Jessica Peterson.
Saona Island, Dominican Republicview

Travel Film // Barcelo Stories: In Dominican

Branded video, blog, and social content for Barcelo Hotels in Dominican Republic. Written, directed, and starring Jessica Peterson. Learn more at BarceloStories.com.
Niagara Falls by Global Girl Travelsview

Travel Film // Niagara

Filmed at Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. This film has been featured on Fubiz, Outside Magazine, Vimeo's travel page, and distributed internationally by Reuters.

Documentary Film // American Soil, Chamorro Soul

“American Soil, Chamorro Soul” reveals what modern Chamorro culture means on Guam as three generations demonstrate the cultural Renaissance in dancing, medicine, and traditional canoe building. Written...

Travel Film // The Sound of Iceland

What does the Land of Fire and Ice sound like? Listen. This travel film was shot over 9 days in a campervan exploring geothermal hotspots, mystic mountains, and half-frozen waterfalls in Iceland.

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  • El Zee

    Let me know if you are interested to travel to Malaysia and Borneo 🙂

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