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Jon Swartz
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Technology reporter, USA Today
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  • USA Today
    Technology reporter, 2000 - present
  • San Francisco Chronicle
    Reporter/columnist, 1996 - 1999
  • Forbes.com
    Technology reporter, 1999 - 2000
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London - San Mateo, California - Athens, Georgia - San Jose, California
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San Francisco Bureau Chief for USA Today.
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Jon Swartz, USA TODAY’s award-winning technology reporter and Pulitzer Prize nominee, covers Silicon Valley trends, social networking, Apple and various aspects of Internet security including software, spam and hacking.

A high-tech journalist since 1987, Swartz has written for Chicago Tribune, Forbes, London Times, MacWEEK, San Francisco Chronicle and Times-Picayune.  He has won numerous journalism awards and is a two-time finalist for the Loebs, the Pulitzers of business reporting. He has been nominated four times for the Pulitzer Prize.

Swartz is co-author of Zero Day Threat: The Shocking Truth of How Banks and Credit Bureaus Help Cyber Crooks Steal Your Money and Identity and author of Young Wealth.

Swartz appears regularly on NBC-Bay Area's Press:Here technology show.

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  • University of Georgia
  • San José State University
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