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Jill Abramson

Former Executive Editor, The New York Times

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 Jill Abramson Biography

Jill Abramson is the former executive editor of The New York Times. She succeeded Bill Keller on September 6, 2011, becoming the first woman to hold that position.

Ms. Abramson was previously the managing editor, a position she held since 2003. As managing editor, Ms. Abramson has been one of Mr. Keller’s two top deputies overseeing the entire newsroom. Her appointment was announced by Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the paper’s publisher and the chairman of The New York Times Company on June 2, 2011.

Ms. Abramson said that as a born-and-raised New Yorker, she considered being named editor of The Times to be like “ascending to Valhalla.”

“In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion,” she said. “If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth.”

Ms. Abramson’s selection is something of a departure for The Times, an institution that has historically chosen executive editors who have ascended the ranks through postings in overseas bureaus and managing desks like Foreign or Metropolitan.

She came to The Times in 1997 from The Wall Street Journal, where she was a deputy bureau chief and an investigative reporter for nine years. She rose quickly at The Times, becoming Washington editor in 1999 and then bureau chief in 2000.

Mr. Keller asked her to be his managing editor in 2003 as he assembled a team he hoped would restore confidence in the paper after the Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal. Ms. Abramson had been part of a group of editors who clashed with Howell Raines, the executive editor who was forced out after Mr. Blair’s fraud was revealed.

In 2010, Ms. Abramson stepped aside temporarily from her day-to-day duties as managing editor to help run The Times’s online operations, a move she asked to make so she could develop fuller, firsthand experience with the integration of the digital and print staffs.

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Puppy Parade (Penguin Young Readers, L2)

Puppy Parade (Penguin Young Readers, L2)

Ready or Not, Here Comes Scout

Ready or Not, Here Comes Scout

The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout

The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout

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Jill Abramson

Former Executive Editor, The New York Times

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Jill Abramson Biography

Jill Abramson is the former executive editor of The New York Times. She succeeded Bill Keller on September 6, 2011, becoming the first woman to hold that position.

Ms. Abramson was previously the managing editor, a position she held since 2003. As managing editor, Ms. Abramson has been one of Mr. Keller’s two top deputies overseeing the entire newsroom. Her appointment was announced by Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the paper’s publisher and the chairman of The New York Times Company on June 2, 2011.

Ms. Abramson said that as a born-and-raised New Yorker, she considered being named editor of The Times to be like “ascending to Valhalla.”

“In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion,” she said. “If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth.”

Ms. Abramson’s selection is something of a departure for The Times, an institution that has historically chosen executive editors who have ascended the ranks through postings in overseas bureaus and managing desks like Foreign or Metropolitan.

She came to The Times in 1997 from The Wall Street Journal, where she was a deputy bureau chief and an investigative reporter for nine years. She rose quickly at The Times, becoming Washington editor in 1999 and then bureau chief in 2000.

Mr. Keller asked her to be his managing editor in 2003 as he assembled a team he hoped would restore confidence in the paper after the Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal. Ms. Abramson had been part of a group of editors who clashed with Howell Raines, the executive editor who was forced out after Mr. Blair’s fraud was revealed.

In 2010, Ms. Abramson stepped aside temporarily from her day-to-day duties as managing editor to help run The Times’s online operations, a move she asked to make so she could develop fuller, firsthand experience with the integration of the digital and print staffs.

Jill Abramson Videos

  • In Defense of Leaks - A Lecture with Jill Abramson
  • Jill Abramson to Wake Forest Grads: Get On With Your Knitting (Full ...
  • WBUR Fast Forward: David Carr Talks With Jill Abramson - YouTube

Jill Abramson Books

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  • How to book Jill Abramson?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jill Abramson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jill Abramson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jill Abramson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jill Abramson?
    Booking fees for Jill Abramson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jill Abramson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jill Abramson?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jill Abramson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jill Abramson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jill Abramson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jill Abramson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jill Abramson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jill Abramson for your event is available upon request. Jill Abramson generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sheryl Sandberg, Amy Goodman, Sophia Amoruso, Barbara Corcoran and Gina Bianchini. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jill Abramson for an upcoming event.

Jill Abramson Speaker Videos

  • In Defense of Leaks - A Lecture with Jill Abramson
    Jill Abramson to Wake Forest Grads: Get On With Your Knitting (Full ...
  • WBUR Fast Forward: David Carr Talks With Jill Abramson - YouTube
    Jill Abramson: First Lady Of The Gray Lady - YouTube
  • Former NYTimes Executive Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience in Leadership

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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