Journo Bio

As an undergraduate, Jeanette reported for the Daily Princetonian and the Princeton Progressive Nation

At Princeton, Jeanette studied radio reporting (with Steven Drummond, NPR News), television news production (with Lisa Cohen, ABC News PrimeTime Live + CBS News 60 Minutes), narrative nonfiction longform (with Julia Keller, 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing), profile/biography writing (with Annalyn Swan, 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Biography), and science writing + short video production (with Michael LemonickScientific American + Heidi Cullen, Climate Central). 

Jeanette was awarded the University Center for Human Values Short Movie Prize, the Edwin F. Ferris Journalism Grant, the Maren Grant, the Peter B. Lewis Summer Fund Award, the Fred Fox Fund Award, and grants from the Dean's Fund for Study Abroad, the Program in Judaic Studies, the Office of International Programs, and the Institute for International and Regional Studies. 



Jeanette has also reported as a student journalist from the 2008 National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association's (NLGJA) Student Project in Washington, D.C., and The Fund for American Studies' 2007 European Journalism Institute in Prague, where she co-founded the Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) with 20 journalists from around the world. 

"Terrific. Lively, imaginative, and utterly original. (...) Bright, witty. (...) Absolutely first-rate work. A real gift." — Julia I. Keller, The Chicago Tribune | Princeton, "Nonfiction Narratives"

"Creative tape (...) very nice voicing (...) writing is vivid, sparkles." — Steven Drummond, NPR | Princeton, "Radio Reporting & Audio Storytelling"

"Most perceptive and very creative."  Annalyn Swan, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biographer | Princeton, "Life Writing: The Art of Biography"

"A glowing recommendation (...) Thanks again for all the work (...) I am eternally grateful for your fine work and dedication." Sandra Patton-Imani, Documentary Filmmaker

"VERY impressive. Thanks."  Judi Main, Director of Communications, Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board