Jonathan has covered wide variety of sports through a near 30-year sportswriting career. Jonathan also has covered the Arizona Legislature, Maricopa County Supervisors, three city councils, two school district governing boards and written opinion/editorial pieces for the Sun City Daily News-Sun
Sports, government, politics, grilling
Attended Mesa (Ariz.) Community College, obtaining an Associate of Arts degree and also serving as sports editor or the campus newspaper, the Legend
Attended Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree
Jonathan has been writing sports in the Phoenix area since 1988 and as free-lance writer since 1992. Jonathan has covered events ranging from high school sports to the NBA, Pacific-12 basketball and baseball, the NHL, major league baseball, among others. Jonathan also has written for the now-defunct College Sports Magazine and Bob Griese College Football preview.
Jonathan spent one session covering the Arizona Legislature for the Sun City (Ariz) Daily News-Sun and an additional 18 months working for the Arizona Capitol Times, a weekly which focuses exclusively on Arizona government issues. Jonathan has remained current as a political writer through his own self-published political blog.
Jonathan's humor writing to date has been exclusively on his own real-estate focused blog.
Jonathan has self-published two blogs, All Phoenix Real Estate and Inside Dalton's Mind, and has written guests posts - paid and unpaid - on the Arizona Association of REALTORS's blog, Active Rain and other real estate sites.
Jonathan has been a Twitter user since late 2007 when the so-called fail whale still was a near-hourly visitor and hashtags had not yet been invented. Jonathan has used Twitter to promote his two self-published blogs and, as many users attempt to varying degrees of success, to showcase his humor.