Jodi Enda is the senior correspondent and Washington bureau chief for The Fuller Project, where she focuses on the effects of U.S. policies and politics on women and girls in America and around the world.
Jodi is an award-winning journalist who has covered government and politics at every level, from city hall to the statehouse to the White House and presidential campaigns. Throughout her career, she has paid particular attention to women’s rights, challenges and emerging power, with special emphases on the battle over abortion rights and the influence of female voters.
Prior to joining The Fuller Project, Jodi served as editor in chief of ThinkProgress; spearheaded CNN’s 2016 election book, Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything; and covered the White House, Congress, presidential campaigns and national news for Knight Ridder newspapers. As a Washington correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jodi covered national news, reporting in depth on political lobbying and health care, and crisscrossing the country to report on major events and to unearth interesting stories that otherwise were overlooked. Jodi started her career covering public housing for The St. Louis Globe-Democrat and education and city hall for The Rocky Mountain News. Her work has been published in numerous national outlets, including Vanity Fair, USA Today, CNN.com, NBCnews.com, American Journalism Review and the American Prospect.
Jodi has won awards for investigative reporting, deadline reporting, White House coverage and media coverage, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Merriman Smith Award (twice) and the John M. Higgins Award for best in-depth/enterprise reporting on the media industry, the most prestigious of Syracuse University’s Mirror Awards.
She is a former president of the Journalism & Women Symposium, which advocates for the empowerment of women in journalism and for inclusive coverage in the media, and a former member of the White House Correspondents’ Association board of directors.
Starting in January 2023, in addition to her work at The Fuller Project, Jodi will be teaching a political journalism course at Cornell University’s Washington Program.