Jillian is the bureau manager for The Washington Post’s Prince George's County Bureau in Largo, MD. Born in Westmoreland, Jamaica and raised in Columbus, Ohio, she graduated from Howard University in 2002 with a B.A. in Journalism. She’s been at The Post since 2003 (and counting) and has held a variety of positions on the Metro/Local desk.
Currently, she compiles Going Out Guide event listings for Prince George's County and Southern Maryland, in addition to Community Calendar events, Animal Watch, Prince George's County crime reports (which includes information from Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel police districts), Growth Map and Volunteer columns. Her work appears online and in the Local Living section every Thursday. Formerly a resident of Hyattsville, she currently lives in Northwest DC with her two children, Marley and Amari.