Jen started her career as a broadcast associate at CBS News where she contributed to stories for the CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, CBS This Morning, and CBS Sunday Morning. She later earned a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Columbia University in the City of New York.
With a strong passion for storytelling and a broad-based understanding of the ever-evolving media landscape, Jen entered the public relations profession at Weber Shandwick—one of the world’s leading public relations firms. There, she delivered measurable results for individuals, a range of businesses including Microsoft and The Clinton Foundation, and several other nonprofits.
Jen later returned to CBS News on the communications side of the organization, heading up promotion for 48 Hours, the CBS Evening News, and CBS primetime specials. Skilled in corporate communications, media relations, and issues and crisis management, she was hired by business and civic leader, Jonathan Tisch, as Vice President of Communications for Walnut Hill Media, LLC. Mr. Tisch, co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation; chairman and CEO of its subsidiary, Loews Hotels; and a co-owner of the New York Giants, founded Walnut Hill Media as a separate, privately held company with the goal of creating original content and making investments in a variety of media opportunities. At the company, Jen performed multiple roles of public relations specialist, writer, researcher, and associate producer on the Emmy-nominated show Beyond the Boardroom with Jonathan Tisch.
She entered the higher education space at the second largest Catholic university in the country, St. John’s University, where she further advanced her career by developing knowledge of integrated marketing strategies which improved relationships with key stakeholders and enhanced brand awareness. She also assumed the role of Director of Media Relations overseeing the flow of all communications between the institution and the national media. Jen graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and three children.