Jacqueline is a prospective applicant to the San Diego Reader. She is considering writing for the Reader as a freelancer after college. She is a former local politics writer for the San Diego edition of Examiner.com. She is also a certified expert in political opinion, book reviewing, movie reviewing, and style for ezinearticles.com She is currently studying history at CSU San Marcos. She started reading the San Diego Reader as a fan of staffer Matt Potter's local stories. She is self trained in political journalism and is mostly self educated. She volunteers for the Green Party of the United States professionally.