Who's Who of Top Executives

Jane Wooldridge

Title: Senior Director for Journalism Sustainability and Partnerships
Company: Miami Herald
Location: Coral Gables, Florida, United States

Jane Wooldridge, senior director for journalism sustainability and partnerships at the Miami Herald, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of journalism.

Having accrued nearly four decades of experience, Ms. Wooldridge is a proven expert in the field of journalism. Since 2021, she has served as the senior director for journalism sustainability and partnerships at the Miami Herald, one of the leading news sources in Miami, Florida. Ms. Wooldridge originally joined the company in 1983 as a travel editor, a position she held until 2009. Prior to her current appointment, she operated as a business editor for the newspaper from 2008 to 2021. Adjacent to her primary duties as a journalist, she is also the owner of Five Stars to Under-the-Stars, her own personal travel blog that she started in 2011. To commemorate her accomplishments in the field, Ms. Wooldridge was recognized as the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year for 2006 and 2007.

As part of her dedication to her professional endeavors, Ms. Wooldridge has remained affiliated with the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Foundation for much of her career, having previously served as the organization’s president between 2019 and 2020 and as a member of the board of directors from 2006 to 2021. Before beginning her vocational journey, Ms. Wooldridge pursued a formal education at Duke University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and public policy, magna cum laude, in 1980. Attributing much of her success to her flexibility and persistence, she is notably proud to have found opportunities to travel to over 100 different countries worldwide over the course of her career. Looking to the future, Ms. Wooldridge hopes to continue contributing to the world at large and supporting the field of journalism.

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