Jen DiMascio

Executive Editor, Defense & Space

Washington, DC


Based in Washington, Jen manages Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

Prior to taking on her current role, Jen was Aviation Week's Congressional Editor. Jen came to Aviation Week in March 2011 from Politico, where she covered the intersection of defense and politics. She also worked as a reporter and editor for Defense Daily, Inside the Army, The Other Paper and The Columbus Dispatch.

Jen received a Master’s degree in journalism as a Kiplinger Fellow at the Ohio State University. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in history and journalism from the University of Michigan.



Blue Origin, Nanoracks, Northrop Win NASA Space Station Awards

By Jen DiMascio Dec 02, 2021
The contracts mark kickoff of two-phase approach to moving from the government-owned ISS to a public-private outpost in low Earth orbit.

White House Unveils Space Framework At National Space Council Meeting

By Jen DiMascio Dec 01, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris is to kick off the first National Space Council meeting under the Biden administration.

The Week In Defense, Dec. 1-8, 2021

By Jen DiMascio Dec 01, 2021
Chinese show of force near Taiwan; LaPlante to lead Pentagon acquisitions; SOCOM orders 6 Chinooks; and the U.S. finishes posture review.
Budget, Policy & Operations