Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Public Policy Scholar
Jill Dougherty currently is a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. She is researching a book on Russian President Vladimir Putin. In spring 2014 she was a Fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center, part of the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
She worked for CNN from 1983 until December 2013, most recently as foreign affairs correspondent based in Washington, D.C. She also served as White House correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, U.S. affairs editor for CNN International, managing editor for CNN International Asia Pacific and Midwest correspondent based in Chicago. Prior to CNN, Dougherty was correspondent for WMAQ-TV in Chicago and has done freelance assignments for NPR and Time magazine. She began her career as a broadcaster and writer for Voice of America, USSR division.