Award-winning political journalist specializing in campaign finance
Jonathan D. Salant's Biography
Jonathan D. Salant is an award-winning political and investigative repoter based in Washington, D.C. He has worked for Bloomberg News, The Associated Press, Newhouse News Service and the Syracuse Herald-Journal and The Post-Standard, among other publications. He is a winner of the Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress and the Lee Walczak Award for Political Analysis, and a finalist for the Raymond Clapper Award for Washington Reporting and ...
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Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting on Congress
finalist for Raymond Clapper Award for Washington Reporting
What was your first job as a journalist?
Local government reporter for the Bergen Record in New Jersey.
Have you ever used a typewriter?
I still have a large Royal typewriter in my home office.
How is social media changing news?
Everyone is a 24-hour wire service now. But unlike traditional wire services, some post first and then report.