Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Jill Abramson

The back-story on the Times’ new executive editor

Don’t miss Commerceweek, February 28–29 in NYC, to explore the technology and trends fueling commerce. Get strategic insights from leaders at The New York Times Advertising, Turo, TikTok and more. Register.

In 2010, New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller told New York Magazine, “If I got hit by a falling safe, I have no doubt Jill [Abramson] could step in tomorrow and run this place excellently. But I’m not planning to be hit by a safe.”

Though there's as yet no indication that the move was anything other than voluntary, that safe appears to have fallen—Keller announced Thursday that he's stepping down from his post to become a full-time writer for the paper.

AW+

WORK SMARTER - LEARN, GROW AND BE INSPIRED.

Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in