Jon Greenberg


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Jon is the lead Faculty for the Beat Academy webinar series at Poynter. Beat Academy is a series of expert-led and resource-packed webinars that will enhance journalistsÔÇÖ understanding on topics critical to American life in 2024. This program takes place Feb. 1-Sept. 26, 2024.

Jon was formerly a senior correspondent with PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking news service. Since 2011, he has vetted claims from politicians, pundits, Facebook posts and tweets and rated them on the patented Truth-o-Meter. Before joining PolitiFact, Jon spent two decades in public radio, including half a dozen years as a Washington reporter for NPR, and 14 years as Executive Editor at New Hampshire Public Radio (in that order).

He is a three-time winner of Society of Professional Journalists awards, and has degrees from Johns Hopkins University, Syracuse University and Harvard University.