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, Jan. 12-19, 2022

By Jen DiMascio Jan 12, 2022
How the U.S. Air Force is evolving; HawkEye 360’s new investor; Space spare parts in short supply; and Fighter jets crash in Asia.
Budget, Policy & Operations

The Week In Defense, Jan. 5-12, 2022

By Jen DiMascio Jan 06, 2022
Japan F-15 upgrade contract awarded; F-35’s 2021 deliveries; L3Harris sheds aviation systems; U.S., Israel agree on helo, tanker sales.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: Inside Three Major Fighter Decisions

By Jen DiMascio Dec 17, 2021
Aviation Week editors provide context and insights into Finland’s decision to buy the F-35, the UAE’s deal for 80 Rafales and Canada’s looming fighter decision and look ahead at what’s next for the market.
Defense and Space