After completing three short photographic courses at the The Market Photography Workshop in Johannesburg – Jodi was selected to participate on a photographic training programme at the Star newspaper under the
late Ken Oosterbroek in September 1993.
She continued to work there as a photographer leading up to and during South Africa’s first democratic elections. 1996 was a turning point. She was chosen to participate in the World Press Masterclass held in Holland and started working on assignments for publications like the NY Times Magazine. She also works for non- profit organizations like Medicins San Frontiers on special projects for booklets and exhibitions.
Over a ten-year period (1994 – 2004) her own project focused on the country of her birth, South Africa – This work finally found itself a home in a book – “Between Dogs and Wolves – Growing up with South Africa”. It has been published and released in five countries in 2006.