Insurance Editor, Performance Marketing
Bethel Seminary, San Diego State University
Insurance, Personal Finance, Credit Cards
- More than a decade of writing and editing experience
- 8+ years writing and editing articles on financial topics, including mortgages, credit cards, and other consumer credit products
- Has written for publications in the United States, Finland, and Spain
J.R. Duren has almost a decade of experience writing and editing articles on financial topics, including mortgages, credit cards, and other consumer credit products. He is currently an insurance editor for Dotdash Meredith's performance marketing department.
Prior to his role as an insurance editor, J.R. was the terms editor at The Balance, a role in which he oversaw the publication and updating of more than 1,500 definitions related to personal finance topics. His work included a seasonal focus on insurance, which included researching and editing topics such as Medicare, business insurance, and life insurance.
J.R. has worked as a full-time and freelance editor for consumer-focused websites including LendingTree. He began his career as a marketing writer and transitioned to a reporting role at The Villages Daily Sun, where he covered community news and health for two years. Over the years, his writing and reporting have been featured on Glassdoor.com, Homes.com, and H&R Block.
J.R. has a master's of Divinity from Bethel Seminary.