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Jon Katz, American writer, critic. Poynter fellow Yale University, 1997, First Amendment fellow First Amendment Center The Freedom Forum, 1998-2000.

Background

Katz, Jon was born on August 8, 1947 in Providence. Son of George and Eve Katz.

Education

Student, George Washington University, 1967. Student, The New School, 1968.

Career

Reporter, editor Philadelphia Inquirer, 1973-1976. Editor Boston Globe, 1976-1978. Managing editor, editor-in-chief Baltimore News American, 1978-1981.

Executive producer Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1982-1986. Associate professor New York University, 1986-1988. Contributing editor publications including Rolling Stone, Wired, HotWired, 1993-1999.

Columnist, critic Slashdot.org, Andover, Massachusetts, 1998—2002.

Works

Connections

Married Paula Span, October 1, 1972. 1 child, Emma Katz Span.

father:
George Katz

mother:
Eve Katz

spouse:
Paula Span

child:
Emma Katz Span Katz