Ashley Reed

Ashley Reed

Ashley is Jell’s top project manager and problem solver. She is passionate about brand research, integrated marketing campaigns, and exploring the endless possibilities of brand activation and audience engagement.

Before joining Jell, Ashley worked as Digital Media and Production Coordinator for The Pitch Kansas City, an alt-weekly magazine, where she managed all aspects of social media, content creation, print production, and email and product marketing campaigns. She began her career in broadcast, first as Journalist/Producer at UI-7 News, then as a Segment Producer at Chicago Public Media-WBEZ 91.5.

Ashley is a born-and-raised south-side Chicagoan, holding a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

In her free time, Ashley is searching for Chicago’s newest brunch spots, binge-watching Netflix documentaries, and spoiling her only dog-child, Bentley.  


  • candles • puppies • interior decorating • music • social media

  • FOOD

  • brunch • Italian • seafood


  • Major Lazer • Beyonce • Justin Timberlake • Tori Kelly • Drake


  • The Five People You Meet In Heaven • Invisible • The Fault in Our Stars • Gone Girl


  • Essence • Vogue • Kansas City Pitch Weekly • Chicago Reader


  • The Office • Breaking Bad • Girls • Power • Friends • House of Cards


  • Oprah Winfrey • Anna Wintour • Lena Dunham • Steve Carrell