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Aileen Jacobson

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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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....


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