Press

Contacts

Jessica DuLong
contact@jessicadulong.com

Publicist

Betsy DeJesu
Betsy DeJesu Communications
bdejesucommunications@gmail.com

Literary Agent

Joy Tutela
David Black Literary Agency
jtutela@dblackagency.com

Women’s History: From Volunteer Day to 9/11 Hero
DuLong became a U.S Coast Guard-licensed Merchant Marine officer and one of the world’s only female fireboat engineers. Her work continues to inspire two decades later. Today, DuLong continues to work as a journalist, author, historian, and chief engineer, emerita of retired NYC fireboat John J. Harvey. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor her bravery and heroism on 9/11.

9/11 Memorial & Museum

Video Episode 31: Jessica DuLong
Brad and Jessica take a deep dive into the life of the civil mariners who work with the Coast Guard all across the country and the strength of resolve people show in times of great tragedy.

The Downtown Writers Jam

VoiceAmerica’s Good Grief
In gripping detail, we get confirmation of the best in us as human beings: the call to help when we see suffering.

Good Grief

“How to report and write on trauma, with author Jessica DuLong”
Jessica DuLong and author Marion Roach Smith discuss reporting and writing about trauma.

QWERTY podcast

NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021½ – Episode 3
Episode 3 delves deep into the September 11 boat lift. Spike Lee first learned about the maritime evacuation from "Saved at the Seawall."

Spike Lee's NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021½

Civilian boat crew member reflects on her role in massive 9/11 boat rescues
Jessica Dulong, Chief Engineer Emerita of Ret. 1931 NYC Fireboat, discusses the ‘truly remarkable’ evacuations that rescued half a million people from NYC.

Cavuto: Coast to Coast

Q&A with Susan Swain
Former chief engineer on NYC fireboat John J. Harvey, Jessica DuLong, discusses the largest maritime evacuation in history, when mariners rescued nearly 500,000 people off Manhattan by boat following the 9/11 attacks.

C-Span: Q&A with Susan Swain

9/11: Evacuating Ground Zero
The Boatlift: the boats involved, the obstacles they faced, and about her own experience of ground zero.

Warfare by History Hit Podcast

Woman Makes History on Historic Fireboat
For the first time in 80 years, a fireboat’s chief engineer is a woman. Meet Jessica DuLong, the former dot-comer in charge of keeping the boat humming.

TODAY Show