Sara Jerome‘s first day back at NJ is today. She returns to the publication from The Hill, where she was a tech policy reporter who wrote the “Hillicon Valley” blog. Before that, Jerome (picture at left at the end of the row) worked at NJ, blogging for “Tech Daily Dose” and writing technology and people content for the the magazine and NJ Daily.

Her first position in Washington was as an intern at NJ. She graduated from the University of Chicago.

An internal memo reports: “Sara is a dogged reporter and a writer with huge potential who, together with Josh Smith and Juliana Gruenwald, will bring the city’s best tech policy coverage to our subscribers across all platforms.”