Abigail Jones

Senior Advisor

Abigail Jones is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author. She is a senior writer at Newsweek, where she writes features and profiles for the magazine.

Her cover story, “Life After Eleven Years of Captivity, Rape and Torture: Michelle Knight’s Story,” won the 2016 Front Page Award for Best Magazine Interview from the Newswomen’s Club of New York. Previously, she worked at the Forward, The Daily and The Atlantic, and freelanced widely.

She co-authored the 2007 New York Times and No. 1 Boston Globe bestseller “Restless Virgins: Love, Sex, and Survival in Prep School,” now a Lifetime Original Movie.

She was an Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University. She has an M.A. in arts and culture journalism from the Columbia Journalism School, an M.S. in creative writing from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College.