Jonathan Cohn Biography
Jonathan Cohn is an American author and journalist who writes mainly on United States public policy and political issues. Formerly he was the executive editor of The American Prospect and a senior editor at The New Republic, Cohn is now a senior national correspondent at the Huffington Post
Jonathan Cohn Age
Jonathan Cohn was born in 1969 in the United States. He is 50 years old as of 2019.
Jonathan Cohn Net worth
Jonathan Cohn earns his income from his work as an author and journalist. He also earns his income the Awards industry and from his businesses. He has a luxurious house in the United States and a luxurious car. He has an estimated net worth of $ 4 million dollars.
Jonathan Cohn Education
He was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he attended Pine Crest School. In 1991, Jonathan Cohn graduated from the Harvard University where he became President of The Harvard Crimson.
Jonathan Cohn Wife
Jonathan Cohn married Rachel L. Brand, the Associate Attorney General at the Department of Justice who resigned on February 9, 2018. His wife is a professor and researcher in Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan.
Jonathan Cohn Author and Journalist
Jonathan Cohn writings have especially focused on social welfare and health care. He has been recognized in the pages of the Washington Post as “one of the nation’s leading experts on health care policy” and in The New York Times as “one of the best health care writers out there”. From early 2009 through the spring of 2010, Cohn edited and was the primary writer for “The Treatment”, a blog about health care for The New Republic.
In May 2010, he started a blog for “The New Republic” called “Citizen Cohn”, a name he has kept for his Twitter feed. He is the author of a book, Sick: The Untold Story of America’s Health Care Crisis – and the People Who Pay the Price (2007). In Sick, Cohn advocates for universal health insurance, financed by the government. It presents case studies that demonstrate how America’s current system causes even much middle-class Americans serious financial or medical hardship.
It lays out a history of health insurance in America and points to the record of systems abroad, particularly in France. Before joining The New Republic in 1997, he served as executive editor at The American Prospect. He has also written for the Boston Globe, Mother Jones, The New York Times, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Slate, and the Washington Post. He has been a media fellow at the Henry J.
Kaiser Family Foundation. and a senior fellow at Demos, and is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He has appeared on television and radio shows, including MSNBC’s “Countdown,” NPR’s “Fresh Air,” and “The Colbert Report”. In 2013, fellow health policy wonk Harold Pollack interviewed him, getting his take on the future of the Affordable Care Act, the ACA’s proposed Medicaid expansion, and the 2012 elections.
Jonathan Cohn Awards
- Winner, AHCJ Excellence in Health Journalism (2013) for “The Robot Will See You Now”
- Co-winner, Sidney Hillman Award (2010) for “The Treatment”
- Special Mention, Sidney Hillman Award (2009) for “Auto Destruct”
- Co-winner, Harry Chapin Media Award (2008) for Sick
- Finalist, Robert F. Kennedy Book Award and New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award (2008) for Sick
Jonathan Cohn Books
- The Burden of Choice: Recommendations, Subversion, and Algorithmic Culture
- Sick: The Untold Story of America’s Health Care Crisis – and the People Who Pay the Price
- Sick: The True Story of How American