Jennifer Oakley is a native Texan and longtime Houstonian who loves to write. A 1983 graduate of St. John’s School, Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from The University of Texas in 1987 and a Master’s of Humanities from The University of Houston in 1990. Jennifer spent many years working in public relations, first as an account executive with McDaniel & Tate and then as Director of Public Relations for The Houston Humane Society. Jennifer then became a reporter, working for years as a ThisWeek correspondent for The Houston Chronicle and as a reporter for The Examiner newspapers. As a volunteer, Jennifer has written for The Junior League of Houston, Inc. magazines. Jennifer lives in River Oaks with her husband, attorney Bruce Oakley and their son, William, a student at St. John’s School. They have four older children, one who has graduated from college and three who are in college. Jennifer considers working for The Buzz a dream job and loves telling the stories of the folks who make up the Buzz neighborhoods.