JoDee has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Public Communications from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She has performed every position in the newsroom from intern to news director since starting in the business back in 1992.
JoDee has been honored with awards including three Nevada and National Press Woman Awards and Associated Press Awards from several states. JoDee has reported on avalanches in Alaska, wildfires in Nevada and from the Pentagon on 9-11.
Prior to coming to YNN in Albany and Syracuse, JoDee was the morning anchor at WDRB in Louisville, Kentucky.