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Jill Abramson

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Jill Abramson is the 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.

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.

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The New York Times Close Up with Sam Roberts

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