Jane L. Levere is a New York-based freelance journalist who has covered business, advertising, media, the arts and travel for a wide range of leading publications. She has contributed to the daily and Sunday business sections of The New York Times since 1995, and also currently writes for Institutional Investor, Travel & Leisure and TravelandLeisure.com, Metropolitan Home, More, ARTnews, ForbesTraveler.com and BizBash.com.<br />
She also has written for Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, Brides and Advertising Age, and served as the on-air travel specialist for WNBC's "Weekend Today in New York." Before embarking on her freelance career, Jane held editorial positions at Frequent Flyer, Travel Weekly and Editor & Publisher, and served as the deputy public affairs director of the White House Conference on Families.<br />
She holds a bachelor of arts degree in American Studies from Smith College.