Jacob Kienlen is a culture writer for The Manual. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, he has considered the Northwest his home for his entire life. With a bachelor's degree in communication and over 5 years of professional writing experience, his expertise is spread across a wide variety of different topics -- from TV shows to sandwiches and everything in-between.
As a content strategist for The Manual's brother site, Digital Trends, Jacob has over 3 years of experience managing sales events like Prime Day, Black Friday, and Memorial Day. During this time, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge around a wide variety of different tech products and when to buy them.
When he isn't working, you can usually find Jacob curled up on the couch streaming the best movies and shows he can find. With subscriptions to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime there is more than enough content to keep him entertained on a rainy day.