Jillian Kramer is an award-winning freelance writer based in New York City. She writes about food and beverages, travel, women’s issues—think: abortion rights and gender equality—money, and career strategy for publications.
Jillian’s writing has appeared in the online or print versions of Food & Wine, Glamour, SELF, BRIDES, the Wall Street Journal, American Way, Glassdoor, Houston Brides, New Orleans Brides, and many more. Her work has also been syndicated in Fortune, Fast Company, Extra Crispy, Yahoo!, and more.
Before she became a freelance writer, Jillian worked as an associate editor at Cleveland Magazine, where she received several statewide awards for her feature writing. (Those awards included the 2015 Ohio SPJ Award for best science writing, 2015 All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Award for health writing, 2015 Ohio SPJ Award for best public service journalism, 2015 All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Award for investigative journalism, and the 2014 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Award for food writing. If you’d like to read those winning pieces, check out Jillian’s portfolio.) And before that, Jillian worked as a newspaper reporter covering crime and city governments.
The handsome man in these photos is Jillian’s husband, Andrew. Together, they live in New York City with their three—yes, three!—rescued cats. In addition to taking in strays, Jillian enjoys reading, exploring the nooks and crannies of the city, and traveling—especially when it’s for a good story.