Gillian Frew joined RW Jones in January 2023 after almost 10 years as a communications professional at her alma mater, Whitman College in Washington state. During her time there, she served in a wide variety of capacities, from managing media relations and social media to speechwriting and op-ed creation, to crafting content for the website, alumni magazine and other venues. She secured competitive placements in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, NPR, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, The Christian Science Monitor, The Seattle Times, The Hechinger Report and others that raised the institution's profile and advanced enrollment goals.
Formerly, she trained as a journalist and freelanced for a number of publications based in the Pacific Northwest and nationally, including The Oregonian, Seattle Metropolitan, HuffPost, Thought Catalog and Medium.
Gillian has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in Spanish from Whitman College. She lives in Washington state with her husband and toddler and enjoys traveling, scuba diving, wine tasting, listening to podcasts and reading historical fiction.