Jenn Poggi is an assistant professor teaching classes related to photojournalism and narrative development in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. She joined RIT following four years at the White House, where she served as a picture editor and deputy director of the Photo Office under President Barack Obama. Jenn began her career as a photo assistant with the Associated Press in New York and later worked as a picture editor covering national, international, and sports news. She joined U.S. News & World Report where she worked as a picture editor handling national and political news in the Nation section before serving as deputy director of photography at the magazine. Jenn was awarded a John S. and James L. Knight Fellowship at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication where she taught picture editing while completing her master’s degree in multimedia and newsroom graphics management.