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.



The Week in Defense, Nov. 22-29, 2022

By Jen DiMascio Nov 22, 2022
Turkey’s new UCAV; U.S.-Japan missile defense test; Defense exec foresees supply chain price hikes; Space Force-Blue Origin agreement.

Elbit America CEO Sees Rising Supply Chain Costs To Government, Industry

By Jen DiMascio Nov 18, 2022
Neither the government nor OEMs are appreciating the scope of the pressure facing the aerospace and defense supply chain, says the president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Embraer Defense & Security Leadership To Change

By Jen DiMascio Nov 11, 2022
Bosco da Costa Junior, the chief commercial officer of Embraer Defense & Security, will succeed Jackson Schneider as president and CEO of the unit, the company announced Nov. 11.
Budget, Policy & Operations