Jillian Kramer

Jillian Kramer has been a freelance journalist, reporter, and editor for over 15 years. She’s crafted long-form features and front-of-book news items for publications like Cleveland Magazine and The New York Times. As a freelance writer, her works have graced the pages of Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, Departures, Self, and many more. Currently, Jillian is criminal justice reporter for The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

• 15+ years of experience as a freelance journalist and editor
• Received an award for her article “194: Heroin’s Toll” in Cleveland Magazine
• Holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Kent State University

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