About Jill

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Jill’s extensive writing career includes stints as a reporter and contributing writer to national publications including Shape magazine, Sky magazine, The Baltimore Sun, the Michelin Guide to New York City and National Public Radio. A versatile journalist, Jill has reported on topics from healthcare and aging to wadlopen–recreational mudflat hiking. Following a solo trip around the world, Jill was featured as an “adventurous traveler” in the Oprah Magazine.

Jill is the co-author of the award-winning book “The Who, What and Where of Elder Care” (2005 LifeBridge Health). She and has received numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Before becoming a writer, Jill was a national-class cyclist who represented the United States at the World University Games. She holds a masters degree in geography from Rutgers University and a degree in gerontology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

A proud New Jersey native, Jill patrols Baltimore’s dog parks with her basset hound. “Murder in the Dog Park” is her first novel.