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Jodi Rudoren

Board Member

Jodi Rudoren, a reporter and editor at The New York Times since 1998, is the Associate Managing Editor for Audience. A longtime newsroom innovator and collaborative leader, Jodi was an author of the 2020 report on newsroom structure and vision.

As Jerusalem bureau chief from 2012 to 2016, Ms. Rudoren covered two wars between Israel and the Gaza Strip, two Israeli elections, innumerable terror attacks and Secretary of State John Kerry’s failed nine-month peace talks. She also wrote extensively about the Iran deal, struggles over Israeli identity and the collapse of Palestinian politics.

Ms. Rudoren was previously bureau chief in Chicago and national education correspondent, as well as Education editor, deputy International editor and deputy Metropolitan editor. She covered the 2004 presidential campaign, created the print Sunday Metropolitan section, and was executive producer of the multimedia series ““One in 8 Million” which won nytimes.com’s first Emmy Award, for “new approaches to documentary,” in 2009.

A 1992 graduate of Yale University, the former Jodi Wilgoren and her husband, the former Gary Ruderman, combined their surnames in 2006. They live in Montclair, N.J., with their twins, who were born in 2007.

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