Jill Abramson

Job Stress SOS: Solutions from a Top Manager

Having worked for nearly two decades at the New York Times, where deadlines are constant and accuracy is paramount, Jill Abramson knows stress. The former executive editor’s threshold for it is probably higher than it is for most; she’s the first woman to lead the “newspaper of record”—and her abrupt dismissal was controversial.  But as a journalist and top manager, Abramson has felt or seen it all, from the strain … [ more ]

Jill Abramson at the 2014 PA Conference for Women

“Women are damn resilient, and we owe teaching the powers of resilience to women younger than us.” Jill Abramson, the first woman to serve as executive editor of the New York Times, spoke to a sold-out crowd of 8,000 attendees at the 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women.