Jessica Pineda is the managing editor of VeterinaryPracticeNews.com. She is the former managing editor of the BIRD TALK Annual, BirdChannel.com, Ponds and Water Gardens USA, Rabbits USA, Aquarium USA, Coral & Reef USA and Marine Fish & Reef USA.
Pineda has extensive experience working in the pet retail industry, first with Petco, where she became a PIJAC-certified bird specialist for its Tracy and Northridge, Calif., stores, and then for Omar’s Exotic Birds in Studio City, Calif. She joined BIRD TALK Magazine and BirdChannel.com as the assistant editor in 2007. In 2014, she joined the Veterinary Practice News team.
Pineda has a degree in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing from California State University, Northridge.