Billie J. Sweeney

Editor – Online, Print, Multimedia


I’m a senior staff editor on the international desk of The New York Times.

At the Associated Press, I served as New York City news editor during and after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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My background includes extensive experience in human rights. I worked for nearly a decade as the editorial director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, an international nonprofit that works on behalf of journalists in danger.


I’m accomplished in online, print and multimedia work. My skills include digital and print production, content and copy editing, and staff and project management.