Clara Jeffery

Clara Jeffery is the editor in chief of Mother Jones, which was named Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Magazine Editors. During Jeffery’s tenure, Mother Jones has won other national magazine awards, including for general excellence, reporting, and video; redesigned its magazine and website; established bureaus in Washington and New York; and become a social media powerhouse. Clara has edited stories that have been included in pretty much every “Best American” anthology. Along the way, she also won a PEN award for editing, became a mom, and forgot what it’s like to sleep.