Jaeah is a San Francisco-based journalist currently at Mother Jones magazine. Her writings have appeared in The AtlanticGuardianWiredChristian Science MonitorGlobal PostHuffington PostTalking Points Memo, and Grist. She has reported on police misconduct, the fast-food wage gap, Hobby Lobby copycats, college presidents who are paid like CEOs, and the devastating consequences of defunding Planned Parenthood. As a 2013-14 Middlebury fellow in environmental journalism, she spent a year investigating China's emerging fracking industry and its ties to international oil companies, which resulted in a feature story in print and a multimedia package online.

Her work won a Society of Professional Journalists award for excellence in data visualization, and has been named a finalist in the Data Journalism Awards. Jaeah has spoken on visual journalism and data-driven storytelling at conferences including the Online News Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, and SRCCON. In a former life, she researched and wrote about China at the Council on Foreign Relations.