Jaeah is a San Francisco-based journalist currently at Mother Jones magazine. Her writings have appeared in The Atlantic, Guardian, Wired, Christian Science Monitor, Global Post, Huffington Post, Talking 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, Exceptional Women in Publishing, and SRCCON. In a former life, she researched and wrote about China at the Council on Foreign Relations.