Jerusalem Bureau Chief, The New York Times
5:30 p.m. in Raytheon Amphitheater,
Egan Research Center, 120 Forsyth Street,
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
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Jodi Rudoren has been the Jerusalem bureau chief of The New York Times since May, 2012, covering two Gaza wars and two Israeli elections. She has also written news, feature and analytical stories about the fallout from the Iran nuclear deal and the Syrian civil war, Palestinian ascension to international organizations including the International Criminal Court, West Bank settlement construction, stone-throwing, John Kerry’s failed peace talks, prisoner hunger strikes, terror attacks, and Israel’s internal conflicts and struggles over identity.
In 17 years at The Times, Jodi has served also as Education Editor, Deputy Metropolitan editor, Chicago bureau chief and national education correspondent, and followed the 2004 presidential campaign; she was executive producer of the multimedia series One in 8 Million, profiling New York characters in audio and photographs, which won the Emmy Award for new approaches to documentary in 2009. Jodi previously spent six years at the Los Angeles Times.
A native of Newton, Mass., Jodi began her journalism career in 9th grade at the award-winning Newtonite of Newton North High School, eventually becoming its editor in chief. She and her husband, Gary, an architect/comedy writer/photographer/PTA president, live in Jerusalem with their 8-year-old twins.