Jodi is Michigan Radio’s Digital Director, leading and developing the station’s overall digital strategy. She works with the news, programming, marketing, and membership teams to present the work Michigan Radio does in an engaging way. She spends a lot of time thinking of new ways to connect listeners to the station across a variety of digital platforms.
A Michigan-native, Jodi previously spent time in Washington, D.C., working as a digital media producer for Animal Planet and The Washington Post. She’s a graduate of Hillsdale College, and holds a Masters in Journalism from American University. In her free time, she enjoys playing softball, reading, photography, spending time with family, and sharing photos of and stories about her two rescue cats, Otis and Etta.
Contributions from Jodi Westrick
- UM hospital removes life support from 14-year-old boy ruled brain dead
On Tuesday morning, a Michigan judge rejected a request to keep a 14-year-old boy on life support so his family could find another hospital. Washtenaw County Judge David Swartz said he had no power to …
- Democratic Presidential debate: Live NPR analysis
Twelve candidates take the stage for October's Democratic primary debate, which begins at 8 p.m. ET. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.
- Two wolf pups at Michigan zoo died of mosquito-borne virus
Tests confirm two Mexican gray wolf pups at southern Michigan zoo have died of a rare mosquito-borne virus as health officials work to curb the spread of the virus in people and animals. Binder Park Z …
- Michigan Radio Membership Drive 'Thank You!' gifts
To get your own Michigan Radio Charging Pad, make your gift now .
- Live blog: Democratic debate fact check and analysis
September's Democratic presidential debate has been narrowed to one night only, as more candidates have called it quits altogether.