Fact Checker


Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, Lesley University


Cybersecurity, Geopolitical analysis, International Affairs, Editing and proof reading, Research, Technology, Cryptocurrency, Political economy


  • Has worked as a fact checker for Dotdash since 2022
  • 4+ years of experience as an editor in a wide range of topics and sectors
  • Worked in cybersecurity threat intelligence in the financial sector
  • Experienced research analyst in cybersecurity, international security, and technology and privacy policies


A recent graduate from Columbia University, Jiwon has over four years of experience as an editor in various sectors. She has experience in cybersecurity and the international security field. Before joining Dotdash, she consulted for a global financial institution on cybersecurity policies and conducted research as a Research Analyst at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. In addition, she was the Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of International Affairs at Columbia University, launching a peer-reviewed Print issue, Politics of Protest. She has several years of experience editing, proofreading, and leading an editorial team.


Jiwon has a Master of International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University with a concentration on International Security Policy, specializing in Technology, Media, and Communications and East Asia Regional policies. She received her Bacher of Arts at Lesley University.