Jill Abramson Named Executive Editor of The New York Times

By IRP Staff, July 26, 2011

The New York Times announced today that Jill Abramson will succeed Bill Keller as executive editor of the paper. Jill, a member of our advisory board and a Gatekeeper Editor who traveled to India with IRP in 2005, is a very talented journalist and editor. We have enjoyed watching her advance in her career at The Times, and wish her all the best in her new position.