Jill Hickey,the 'NotSoSoccerMom' is a mother of 4 with stories to tell. She started writing "JillsBlog.com" in 2005 from her "cold Connecticut basement" upon moving the NorthEast from Arkansas as a way to share with friends. However, Jill didn't now how to actually set up a blog, so it was an email list.
Jill likes to think of herself as the 'anti' mom-blogger since her work spans not just MOM isssues, but political satires, life commentary and many--- yes of Jill's (fictional) Life Reinvention ideas like running for President, developing a line of boutique cole-slaws & taking on "Big Candy".
The NotSoSoccerMom radio show launched December in 2009 and was one of Toginet.com’s most popular and entertaining shows. The entire show is written/ produced and executed by Jill. During much of her time on Toginet.com, she hosted two shows a week: her own and one with a co-hosts. Her former co-hosts are PR specialist/ blogger Matt Martin, Etiquette Specialist Melenie Broyles and Popmuncher.com founder Josh Estrin.
In Fall of 2011, Jill founded of the NotSoSoccerMomRadio network together with four other mom bloggers from across the US. They self-produced and created original shows 5 days a week in the areas of fashion, beauty, reality, pop culture and inspiration. Jill served as the station manager and brand creator.
Her writing has been included on MSNBC (Election Day Mosaic), SuburbanSocialites.com, CapeTownActive.com CapeTown, South Africa's Online Fitness Magazine,Chatterbrew.com , DiaryofADivaMom.com & more.
Jill has been a guest on many shows including the hugely popular “Conversations Live”, hosted by Cyrus Webb, "Creative Mojo", "Role Mommy", "Living the Dream", "Baby & Toddler Instructions", "Real Sports Moms", "BubblyTalk Radio", "How Not 2 Act", "Seven Days A Geek Podcasting 101" and was a featured co-host on "Raise Your Glass", "Get Your Buzzz On", "The Real Housewives of Toginet", "Clink & Chat".
She was recently featured Northland lifestyle magazine in Kansas City as a "Real Housewife of the Northland" & USA Today as a franchise owner of Express Employment Professionals.
Currently a contributing writer for Omaha's "Complete Transformation" magazine and KCMomsBlog.com, Jill also is a member of Fox 4 KC morning show's Mom Crew.
Hickey is an alumni of Oprah’s Next Talk Show Host competition, a ‘celebrity’ model in the Komen “Got Pink” Charity fashion show with Real Housewife of New Jersey, Melissa Gorga in Fall of 2011, a second round invitee to QVC Host Auditions and a casting entrant in reality projects “Project Mom” & “Extreme Fit”.
In December 2013 Jill was chosen to represent Missouri in the Mrs. Missouri International.
As of February 2014, Jill became the Host of the Express Employment Hour on Kansas City's "The Business Channel" 1660am. Airing Monday's at 1pm, the show features business leaders, best practices, staffing solutions, the scope of the local job market--- ALL WITH JILL's signature twist of fun, great music & lighthearted vibe.
In May of 2015, Jill retired from her radio show (s) and began working as a Regional Vice President for Cejka
Physician Search . She covers the states of Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas.