She previously worked at Politico, CNN Money, the then-St. Petersburg Times and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Her coverage of the economy has won multiple awards, including a Peabody Award in 2010 for team coverage of the Gulf oil spill and a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award in 2011 for team coverage of the stock market plunge.
She graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a degree in journalism and Latin American history.
Jen has served as a Girl Scout Troop Leader for five years and enjoys drawing and painting. She lives in Washington with her husband and two children.
Please welcome her when she starts Dec. 30.