Jill Russo


Jill is the community editor for DeSmog UK. She started working with DeSmog after finishing an MSc in media and communications at the London School of Economics. During her postgraduate study, Jill worked with the Migration and the Media research project, the Polis media think tank, and wrote a dissertation on the language of online news headlines.

Before moving to London, Jill taught English and media literacy at a university in Lyon, France and worked in television and film production and publishing in New York City and Boston. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Tufts University and is originally from the Boston area.


DeSmog UK joined up with Media Fund partner Real Media in 2018 to make a series of videos discussing some of the most pressing issues around climate change. From World Cup greenwash to Tufton Stre...