This sister-duo makes up Honey Creek Media, named after the creek running through their family farm in Lawrence County and where many childhood memories were made. They have always dreamed of using their talents to serve others in each of their chosen fields. Honey Creek Media’s vision is to provide creative content and branding to help strengthen your passion, broaden your voice and share your story.
Jamie Bellis Johansen graduated from Mt. Vernon High School and continued her education at Missouri State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Communication and then later completed her Masters in Agriculture Education. She worked as an agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor until branching out on her own working as a freelance agriculture journalist. Jamie later started Honey Creek Media, where she works in the media field serving clients like AgWired.com in social media marketing, broadcasting and journalism. She travels the country covering agriculture events reporting on news and agricultural issues in the world of agribusiness, animal agriculture and precision technology. Jamie grew up in Southwest Missouri on a purebred Hereford operation and beef production continues to be a strong focus in her life. She and her husband, Kevin, raise Hereford and Charolais cattle and exhibit them at the local, state and national levels. Kevin works for the Missouri Cattlemen's Association and they currently live in Columbia, MO with their two-year-old daughter, Harper. Joanna Bellis Wilkinson also graduated from Mt. Vernon and pursued a degree in Commercial Art Graphic Design at Southwest Baptist University (SBU). With a passion for ministry she completed her graduate studies at Memphis Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry while working as the Youth Minister at Brenthaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Nashville. Through college at SBU she was the Director of Publicity for the University Activities Council where she created promotional print materials, videos and social media for campus events. Joanna has worked as a freelance graphic designer for the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination since 2009 and has developed websites, produced videos and designed graphics for promotional events, print publications and apparel for a variety of clients ranging from local businesses, churches, schools and individuals. Joanna also grew up calling the Ozarks home, but soon sought opportunities after college that led her to five years in Nashville where she met her husband Neal Wilkinson, who hails from Northern Ireland. They currently live in Memphis where Joanna continues to work in ministry while Neal finishes seminary.