“I wanted to write about my experiences as an actor/writer and single girl in LA. I love my city
Credits include; To Live & Date in LA, The First Timers Club, Freedom Bluz & more.
To Live & Date in LA Blog/Webseries, Uptown Magazine Digital.
To Live & Date in LA product line, series & blog. Children’s book series & screenplays., am born and raised here, and wanted to convey what it’s really like to be a single writer/actor.”
Get to Know Jonesie:
Cassia “Jonesie” Jones is a writer/actor/producer/blogger, originally from Los Angeles, Ca. She began writing as a child and fell in love with acting while watching reruns of: I Love Lucy, The Carol Burnett Show, The Golden Girls, and In Living Color. Comedy soon became her niche, and making her mother laugh became her goal! She began acting in school plays, studying piano and learning the complexities of performing comedic acting from the greats of the aforementioned titles. The ‘To Live & Date in LA’ blog, (formerly known as Awkward Girl in the City) features the life and adventures of a single woman in her thirties, navigating her way through the notorious LA dating and entertainment scene. Writing from an honest voice of humor and humility, has garnered Jonesie fans from around the world. Her “All Truth, No Filter” approach led to her being offered a feature writing position with Uptown Magazine Digital, where her posts and celebrity interviews-including press junkets and red carpet gets-are featured on site.
“The biggest piece of advice I would offer is to not be afraid of being disliked.”
Jonesie’s posts have also been featured on popular dating websites such as Dating Advice, where her blog is also featured as one of the Top 10 Best Blogs for Dating in the City, and featured in The Los Angeles Times. She is also a member of the BlogHer community where her posts have over 100k reads. Jonesie, also participates in the popular MondayBlogs hashtag series on Twitter, where her posts have been shared/retweeted/read over 40k times. Her webseries, ‘To Live & Date in LA’ debuted on the fall of 2014, in which she plays the lead role, is written/produced by Jonesie, and nominated in the Women’s Fashion & Film Festival for Best Webseries in its first year! Jones has also been profiled along with her series on the popular BlackTalentTV and The DoubleScoop entertainment websites, as a content creator on the rise. She is currently finishing two screenplays, has written a children’s book series, and is shopping her series to network television channels.