• 13+ years as a financial writer and media columnist, covering the financial industry for Business Week, USA Today, and Investor's Business Daily
  • 6+ years as a former Wall Street reporter and columnist with Bloomberg News
  • Author of Forget About Today: Bob Dylan's Genius for (Re)inventing Himself, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolution

Experience

Jon Friedman wrote MarketWatch's media column from 1999 to 2013. Previously, he was a Wall Street reporter and columnist with Bloomberg News for six years. He also covered the financial industry for Business Week, USA Today, Investor's Business Daily, and others, while writing freelance articles for the Sunday New York Times Business Section. Jon is the author of Forget About Today: Bob Dylan's Genius for (Re)Inventing Himself, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolution, which Penguin published in Aug. 2012. He is the co-author of House of Cards: Inside the Troubled Empire of American Express, published by Putnam in March 1992.

Jon profiled Emily's List founder, Ellen Malcolm, for The New York Times Sunday Magazine (May 2, 1993) and his freelance work has appeared in publications as diverse as The Fiscal Times, Newsmax, The Motley Fool, and Adweek. He is an adjunct professor of journalism at Stony Brook University.

Education

Jon earned his master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's from Stony Brook University.