Jill Jusko

Jill Jusko, Senior Editor,

Focus: Operations & IndustryWeek Best Plants

Call: 216-931-9311

Follow Jill on Twitter: @JJuskoIW

Senior Editor Jill Jusko covers strategies and best practices in manufacturing operations leadership. Her coverage of operations excellence spotlights companies who have achieved world-class results in quality, productivity, cost and other benchmarks by implementing the latest continuous improvement and lean/Six-Sigma strategies. Jill also coordinates The IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards Program and Conference, which annually recognizes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

Jill also coordinates IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards Program, which annually salutes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

Jill has also served as the editorial project director for the IW/MPI Census of Manufacturers. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. 

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