Jill Blackman

Jill Blackman

Email: jill.blackman@northwestern.edu

Jill Blackman is a morning news editor at Yahoo working on their recently launched Yahoo News Digest Mobile app.

She previously worked as a reporter, producer and special project editor for the Chicago Tribune's web site.
Jill won several awards from the Society for Professional Journalists for her work producing multimedia presentations for the Chicago Tribune.

She formerly served on the board of the Online News Association.

Jill has participated in many journalism conferences and presented on topics ranging from "Covering the War in Iraq" to "Misinformation and the Internet in the Balkans."

Jill earned an MSJ at Medill and a BA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

In her free time, Jill enjoys photography, traveling and biking.