Jaclyn Trop is a Motor City-based automotive reporter with The New York Times.
As a Class of 2013 Knight-Bagehot fellow at Columbia Business School, Jaclyn studied tools of modern business such as Microsoft Excel and free cash flows. She holds a master’s degree in new media journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from Boston University.
Her work has been cited by Bloomberg News, Rush Limbaugh, Drudge Report and Fox News. She is an occasional guest on The Tony Conley Morning Show on WILS-AM in Lansing. Jaclyn was honored as the Small Business Association of Michigan's 2011 Communicator of the Year and received a SABEW in 2012 for her coverage of Borders Group Inc.'s bankruptcy.
Hailing from Greenwich, Conn., Jaclyn has also lived in Boston, London, and Sydney. Jaclyn enjoys disco, golf, the Detroit Lions, tennis, skiing and practicing empathy. She is a PADI-certified advanced open water diver. Her favorite country is Iceland.
Jaclyn writes about books and travel for several magazines, her secret wish is to sit on an ice cream cake, and she is always serious. She lives in Detroit with her partner, the actor Joseph Kathrein.