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Aileen Jacobson

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New York Metropolitan area
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  theater, arts, long island real estate, history

Regular contributor to New York Times, writing theater reviews and stories about the arts and about real estate. Author of two books.

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Biography

Aileen Jacobson is an award-winning journalist who has covered the arts for many years. A long-time Newsday staffer, she now freelances for the New York Times and other publications. Earlier, she was a staff writer for the Washington Post’s Sunday magazine and worked for Time magazine in Atlanta....

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@aileenj — 228 followers, 290 tweets

Nov 13, 2017

You don't have to be Jewish to like "The Band's Visit." And not just like. It's a show to love: Your Independent, Jewish and Frankly Feminist Review of “The Band’s Visit” https://t.co/AMNSZUuo6R

Sep 14, 2017

RT @katiahetter: Photographer Hope Herman Wurmfield's ode to a forgotten Italy  http://cnn.it/2wZ7P1A  From Aileen Jacobson for…

Sep 14, 2017

Fascinating story & images. Great to work with editor Katia Hetter​, former Newsday colleague.  http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/hope-wurmfeld-italy-1964-photographs/index.html  via @CNNTravel

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Interview

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing for Time Magazine in Atlanta.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I was the features editor of my high school newspaper, The Scribbler.

Newspaper Guild Page One Award for Excellence in Journalism

Odyssey Institute Media Award for Excellence