Jen Trolio

Senior Editor, the Strategist

Jen Trolio is a senior editor at the Strategist who covers toys and kids’ gear, sleep stuff, and pop culture. She was previously the culture editor at and has written for Wired, Popular Science, PC Magazine, and ReadyMade.

  1. gift guides
    47 Easter-Basket Ideas for Every Type of KidEaster baskets are the Christmas stockings of spring.
  2. in situ
    Steal My ScarfA selection of never-scratchy, highly shoppable shawls and stoles, all pictured in situ.
  3. strategist hive mind
    63 Holiday Shopping TipsHoliday-related proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist’s staff and contributors.
  4. in situ
    Steal My CouchA selection of shoppable sleepers, settees, and more — as recommended by their passionate owners.
  5. back to school
    What 39 Students From Preschool to High School Are Wearing for Back-to-SchoolFrom Pokémon hoodies and light-up shoes to baggy jeans and very tall socks.
  6. strategist hive mind
    71 Summer Shopping TipsAn accumulation of proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist staff.
  7. on-site shop
    The Best Thing I Bought This Year: A Delightful Digital Picture FrameI’ve spent $850 (so far) on Aura frames for me and my family, and I have no regrets.
  8. the highlight
    Plight at the MuseumFacing twin American crises, four museum directors share their vision and hopes for the future.