Communications Professional
Communications Professional


Jessica Wisse is skillful communicator who is passionate about storytelling. She enjoys making connections across the Laboratory’s diverse research portfolio to holistically tell the story of why the national laboratories are the nation’s “best kept secret.” For over a decade, she has worked as an editor, social media manager, podcast producer, writer, marketer, and more. She currently supports PNNL research funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and enjoys writing about all the ways we are working to make transportation more efficient, sustainable, and accessible. 


MA in publishing, Portland State University

BA in English, Whitworth University

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member, Leadership Advisory Group, PNNL, 2022  
  • Project Manager, Quickstarter Award, PNNL, 2020    
  • Featured Speaker, PNNL Publishing Summit, 2019
  • Invited Speaker, Professional Development Series, PNNL, 2018 - 2019 
  • Guest Lecturer, Whitworth University, 2014   

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Performance Award,  Energy and Environment Directorate (EED), PNNL, 2021
  • Outstanding Performance Award, EED, PNNL, 2020                                                                 
  • Early Career Award Nominee, Communications and IT Division of the Year Awards, PNNL, 2019
  • Outstanding Performance Award, EED, PNNL, 2017
  • Outstanding Performance Award, EED, PNNL, 2016