- Was editor of the War Resisters League magazine, "Nonviolent Activist" from 1995-2005
- Was a founding coordinator of women’s programming at Pacifica radio affiliate WBAI
- Former managing editor of "Guardian News Weekly"
Judith Mahoney Pasternak was the editor of Nonviolent Activist, the War Resisters League’s bi-monthly magazine from 1995 to 2005. She was also a founding coordinator of women’s programming at New York City’s Pacifica radio affiliate WBAI, and was managing editor of Guardian News Weekly, a leftwing newspaper.