Jody got her start working with sitcom writers, then had the opportunity to script supervise on the hit show ROSEANNE, where she learned from some of the most talented actors, writers and directors in the business. Following in the footsteps of two time-Emmy award winning director Gail Mancuso, she became an Associate Director, where she learned to shoot and edit. Soon after, Jody got her big break as a director on the Amy Sherman-Palladino FOX sitcom, LOVE AND MARRIAGE. She has helmed over 140 episodes of television, including THE CONNERS for ABC, ONE DAY AT A TIME, FULLER HOUSE , MR. IGLESIAS, ALEXA & KATIE, FAMILY REUNION, THE BIG SHOW SHOW and NO GOOD NICK for Netflix, THE COOL KIDS for FOX and TBS’ office comedy GROUND FLOOR. She recently directed the pilot and multiple episodes of the new Netflix comedy, THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE OF ASHLEY GARCIA. Jody directed the politically- themed LIVE episode of THE CONNERS on ABC and was the first multi camera director to start off the new season of The Conners in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Jody enjoys working with young actors and has honed her skills directing music videos, visual effects and special effects on multiple series for the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon. In addition to directing multi camera comedy, she shot her first short film, YES/NO.