Abramson, Jill

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Born: Mar 19, 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist, Reporters


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.
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