Jill Parshley-Cardillo

Journalist, writer, poet, director, blog writer for chooseafamily.com, Editor, Copywriter, YA Fiction, songwriter, speech ghostwriter, V/O performer, actor, tutor, teacher, property mgmnt., NY Lic. Real Estate Agent

United States

Born and raised in Astoria, NYC Jill Parshley-Cardillo earned two scholarships and a BA in Drama/Theatre and English/Creative Writing from CUNY Queens College. She was the Executive Director of the summer theatre at Queens College, Treasurer of the Theatre Guild, and News Editor and Staff Writer for the Queens College Newspaper, The Queens Quad. She is a NY State Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent (P/T) and has taught Elementary School, Pre-K, Afterschool, Summer Camp, GED, and high school. Jill is a freelance Creative Writing Teacher. She is a blog writer for a social networking website, Chooseafamily.com. She was featured in several theatrical performances and films, and remains a contributing journalist with over 45 articles and several poems published (hard copy and online). Jill is a two-time graduate of the Yale Writer's Workshop, and is currently writing a YA fiction novel. She created her own column, "In Between Brooklyn & Queens" publicizing local events, hot spots, talent, and human interest stories. Her column can be found on her business FB Page under "In Between Brooklyn & Queens", and on the ACES Magazine archives (www.acesmag.com). Some of her articles can also found in The Queens Gazette, Neo, Queens Scene, and Metropolitan Magazine. Jill is a songwriter, singer and rapper, and she's won 3rd place in the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Original Poetry Slam. She is an actor and voice-over artist. She performed in the annual NYC Poetry Festival, theatre productions, independent films, and she was the voice of two Sirius Satellite radio stations (Sirius 26 Left of Center, and Sirius 36 The Beat).

Queens Gazette
Film Festival Honors Montiel And Guide To Recognizing Your Saints By Jill Parshley-Cardillo

Saturday, August 12 at 4pm, the 7th Annual Fes­tival of Cinema NYC (FOC NYC) will feature na­tive Astorian, screenwriter/director Dito Montiel's first feature-length film, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006,100 min). This special presenta­tion will be held at the Regal UA Midway movie theater ($20; 108-22 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY 11375) followed by a Q&A with Montiel and [...]

Queens Gazette
March 16, 2022
"Groundskeeping is Ground-breaking" by Jill Parshley-Cardillo

My article takes a closer look behind the scenes into the mind of break out author Lee Cole and his first novel which was highly acclaimed in the New York Times. The article includes an interview and closer look into the creative non-fiction aspects and the controversy that developed around this book highlighting relationships where one family is pro-Trump and the other is anti-Trump.

Queens Gazette
January 14, 2023
"Miracle on Crescent Street" by Jill Parshley-Cardillo

This article pays tribute to the talented church choir at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Astoria, Queens in New York City with a specific focus on their breathtaking Christmas Eve Mass Dec. 2022 and guest string trio. Special thanks to Choir member & Eucharistic Minister, Joyce Cosgrove (RIP)

ACES Magazine (Art, Culture, Entertainment Scene) Publisher: Amy Oliver
January 05, 2020
"In Between Brooklyn & Queens: Cut Loose!" Pgs. 18 & 19

"In Between Brooklyn & Queens: Cut Loose" Column & Article by Jill Parshley-Cardillo. Pg. 18 & 19. This article featured popular places in Queens, Long Island and Brooklyn to get a haircut, style, blow-dry and shave. Publisher Amy Oliver ACES Magazine Jan. 2020 issue. (www.acesmag.com)