Becoming An Editor

May 25, 2017

The switch to becoming editor of the Sunday section, which came when Saarikoski was just 31 years old, proved a refreshing change, with any hostility or prejudice she experienced stemming from her comparative youth rather than her gender. “In the Sunday section there were lots of strong women. I think classical stereotyping wouldn’t have worked, since there were ardent feminists there,” she points out. “At the Sunday features desk, there…