Jill Nielsen

Jill Nielsen

Jill Nielsen is a former banker turned journalist specializing in entrepreneurship, women-in-business, and the gig economy. She currently lives in Southern California with her husband and four kids.

Children martial arts class

December 15, 2021

Frazier Martial Arts Creates Successful Futures, One Roundhouse Kick at a Time

"The mats provide a soft spot for the kids to land when they fall, but with encouragement from their peers and teachers, they get up and try again.  Guzman watches, confident the lessons her students master will help them thrive beyond their time in the studio, just as they did for her." 

Chapman University Clothesline Project

December 13, 2021

Turning Boys Into Men: Fraternity Stands Up to Interpersonal Violence

Colored shirts were hung at the quad at Chapman University to bring awareness to interpersonal violence.

December 7, 2021

Opinion: Anonymous Sourcing’s Role in the Coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing

"Anonymity brings with it a willingness to cast light into the dark places that hide secrets about what we all need to know. On the other hand, the use of anonymous sources makes the media a dupe for putting out unreliable stories." - Bruce Fritz

man hiding his face

December 1, 2021

Podcast: “Journalisnt,” The Ethical Dilemmas of Reporting on the Ashley Madison Hack

We preserve the integrity of the media, and our own professional integrity by being highly selective about what kind of information we share with the public.

October 28, 2021

The ACLU Seeks to End Qualified Immunity

The nation’s largest public interest law firm, the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”), is known for advocacy work – not […]