Jodi is Michigan Radio’s social media producer, working to connect listeners to the station across a variety of digital platforms. If you’re chatting with someone on Michigan Radio’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… it’s likely her.
Beyond just posting to these streams, Jodi works with reporters, hosts and others across the newsroom to present stories to fans in an engaging way, ensuring they’re even further engaged in the great reporting Michigan Radio does.
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, watching funny animal videos, and sharing photos of and stories about her two rescue cats, Otis and Etta.
Contributions from Jodi Westrick
- AG's office presents evidence in probable cause hearing against former MSU dean
Former Michigan State University dean William Strampel will go to trial for sexual misconduct at Michigan State University. Strampel was in court for a probable cause hearing Tuesday.
- "Don't forget us." Final victim statements at Nassar sentencing offer some closure.
The second day of the Larry Nassar sentencing in Eaton County got off to a turbulent start when an angry father of three victims lunged at the former sports doctor . After a brief break to calm the ch …
- Facebook changed its algorithm, but here's how you can still see Michigan Radio in your News Feed
Earlier this month, Facebook announced a change to its algorithm that impacts the visibility of media outlets within your News Feed. Facebook regularly tinkers with this algorithm, but this round of c …
- Olympic medalist Aly Raisman joins other Nassar victims on day four of sentencing hearing
Today is the fourth day of a sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State University sports doctor charged with sexually assaulting young girls and women under the guise of medical t …
- PHOTOS: Victims give emotional testimony as sentencing begins for Larry Nassar
For hours, they kept stepping before the court, one after another, more than two dozen women and girls speaking directly to the man who sexually abused them as children. “I’ve been coming for you for …