Jonathan Barnes

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Journalist and Freelance Writer
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Introduction Jonathan Barnes is a journalist and freelance tech writer, a correspondent for ENR and a former stringer for the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the New York Times. A former reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and a former editor/reporter for the Butler Eagle, he’s been stringer for Fortune, Newsday and many others. He's also been a columnist and stringer for the Pittsburgh Business Times and a regular contributor for BuiltWorlds. He's worked as a contributing editor for Waste Dive, curating content on the waste and recycling industry and creating original content. Barnes has published thousands of stories in newspapers, magazines and with news services. His corporate writing clients have included Facebook, Procore, American Bridge Company, ARC Document Solutions, Xerox and others. His personal essays have been in ENR, Dos Passos Review, Sampsonia Way, Post-Gazette, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and other journals, magazines and newspapers. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, he earned a BA in Professional Writing and Creative Writing (a double major).
Interests Pittsburgh news and politics, engineering and construction, real estate, gardening, personal essays, writing and journalism.
Favorite Books Last Stands: Notes from Memory, by Hilary Masters