Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
1954 – Born on the 19th of March.
1973 – She worked at Time magazine and subsequently spent nearly a decade as a senior staff reporter for The American Lawyer.
1976 – Jill Abramson received her high school diploma from Ethical Culture Fieldston School and a B.A. in history from Harvard.
1986 – She was appointed as editor in chief of the Washington, D.C. Legal Times, serving for two years.
1988 – She was a senior reporter in the Washington bureau of The Wall Street Journal, eventually rising to deputy bureau chief.
1995 – Jill Abramson and her Wall Street Journal colleague Jane Mayer co-authored Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas, which detailed circumstances surrounding the confirmation hearings of Justice Clarence Thomas.
1997 – She became the chief of The New York Times Washington bureau upon her move to the newspaper.
– On the 13th of February, Abramson testified in the perjury trial of Scooter Libby, United States v. Libby.