Jillian is from the graduating class of 2012 at NYU’s School of Professional Studies where she took up M.S. in Publishing: Digital and Print Media. She has dabbled in magazine, book, and digital publishing, from her first job as an entertainment writer in the Philippines for a TV network’s website, her stint as Acting Assistant Editor in Bonnier Corp., New York, to leading the digital transformation of Cosmopolitan Philippines as Editor-in-Chief for 6 years. After 15 years of focusing on editorial work, she transferred to the Tech side of the industry in March of 2021, and now heads the New Products and Platforms department in Summit Media, the Philippines' leading digital lifestyle network. .
Jillian was also recognized with the Convocation Award for Excellence in Magazine Media for excellence during her time at SPS.