Jenifer Warren worked for more than twenty years as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where her coverage ranged from legal affairs to the environment, agriculture, state government, and water policy. She served as bureau chief in San Francisco, where her coverage included the California Supreme Court, and she spent 13 years in the Times’ state capital bureau, covering the Legislature, the Wilson, Davis and Schwarzenegger administrations, and a variety of policy areas. She also was a member of the LA Times’ 1992 presidential campaign team.
Prior to joining the Times, she worked for two smaller newspapers and a San Francisco-based wire service. She is the co-founder of Capitol Women Correspondents, a networking and professional development group for female journalists in Sacramento.
The recipient of numerous journalism awards, Warren was a member of the LA Times team that won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Los Angeles riots. She has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, San Diego, and is fluent in French.