Jennifer Swift

Jennifer Swift is a multimedia journalist who has produced stories on politics, education and criminal justice. Before moving to the nation’s capital to start Capitol Justice, Swift worked for Digital First Media’s New Haven Register and Connecticut Magazine.

In 2014, Swift created Divided Connecticut, a website produced in collaboration with the New Haven Register and Connecticut Magazine, to cover policy issues that underscored the governor’s race.

Prior to covering state politics, she covered New Haven City Hall and schools, and her reporting followed the aftermath of allegations of civil rights violations by the East Haven Police Department and uncovered more allegations of abuse.

Swift is also a 2016 John Jay College of Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice fellow, and a 2014 New England First Amendment Institute fellow.