Jonathan specializes in research-based projects and communicating information clearly to a targeted audience. His greatest strength as a writer is organizing content and unfolding complex topics and information into more readily digested content. He specializes in adapting his written voice to match those of his clients.
Jonathan enjoys writing for a living, learning as he reports and having the freedom to work in several different industries. Outside of work, he enjoys writing fiction, reading, cooking, and running.
Received a bachelor's of English with a minor in history while working full-time as a reporter for various newspapers.
For the past three years, Jonathan has written health, fitness and nutrition articles for newspapers, magazines and online entities like LiveSTRONG.com.
Jonathan's projects related to medical conditions, treatments and human physiology have been published at LiveSTRONG.com.
Jonathan's sports writing has ranged from high school sports to college football and basketball, and professional basketball and soccer. He has covered a mix of sporting events and produced other investigative features that have appeared in a number of newspapers and publications.
Jonathan's travel writing has been published in a guidebook format, featuring eclectic hotels in metropolitan areas, and also featured the sights and activities of locations across the United States.
Jonathan's outdoor writing has covered a range of activities, including camping, hiking, kayaking, climbing and skiing. Most of this body of work appeared at Trails.com.
Jonathan has produced award-winning investigative pieces and informative articles explaining the physiology of exercise and detailing effective approaches to working out. He also ran in college on his school's cross country and track team and is well-versed in personal fitness and training.
Jonathan's articles involving sports nutrition and general nutritional guidelines have appeared in the Daily Nebraskan, Omaha World-Herald, and LiveSTRONG.com.
Jonathan has produced hundreds of news-based legal briefs explaining complex legal situations in an easy-to-read format. This content is used by law firms across the country to engage with potential clients online and to encourage them to seek out legal support and representation should they face uncertain circumstances regarding a legal matter.
Jonathan's personal finance reporting has appeared at LiveSTRONG.com, while his reporting on corporate finances and economics have been featured in many different newspapers, including Willamette Week (Portland, Ore.).
Jonathan's food writing has appeared at LiveSTRONG.com. Content has covered the benefits of certain foods, foods to integrate into a healthy diet, recipes and palate-pleasing pairings of foods and wines.
Jonathan has worked as an inbound content professional for a number of small businesses and marketing firms, providing a range of tasks including content production, editing, search engine optimization, keyword strategy development, and consultation with startup firms and small businesses about how they can maximize their marketing dollars and stand out in the online marketplace.
The majority of Jonathan's work has been in an article format, being published online as well as in print in almost all cases.
Jonathan's blogging has been performed in a mostly news-oriented capacity. He has used blogging to break news faster and engage with readers in a more direct and intimate manner.
Jonathan has written a limited number of book reviews for publications including Willamette Week, the Daily Nebraskan, and Bookslut.com, which is a well-respected publication in literary circles.
Nearly all of Jonathan's paid work has been in the journalism field. Almost all of this work has required reporting and research, often including interviews with other individuals.