Jon Ronson

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Full name: Jon Ronson

Area of interest: Culture, society and the human condition

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: - contact page

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Representation: AP Watt

Networks: | MySpace | flickr: The Jon Ronson Group


About: Jon Ronson is one of Britain's leading journalists and television documentarists. His column in The Guardian, ‘The Human Zoo’, ran successfully for many years. He has written and presented a number of television documentaries on subjects ranging from the Rev. Ian Paisley to the Ku Klux Klan to - the biters bit – TV critics.

Education: Polytechnic of Central London: journalism

Career: Began journalistic career as a columnist for Time Out, went on to write features for The Guardian and the ‘human zoo’ column, see: about Jon Ronson (Jon

Current position/role: journalist

  • also writes/has written for: Time Out

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Other activities: author, documentary film maker, investigative journalist, radio presenter


Viewpoints/Insight: The Wolf Man Knew My Father (notes from the margins of Welsh popular culture): an interview with Jon Ronson by Anthony Brockway

Broadcast media:

Video: IMDb; Radio (Wikipedia)





Books & Debate:

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Latest work: What I do: more true tales of everyday craziness OCLC 155680707 , 2007

Speaking/Appearances: Jon Ronson Talks Kensington Central Library, 23rd January 2008

Current debate:Jon's forum - work and related topics

Articles: 2008

The Guardian:

Column name: this column ended September 2007

Remit/Info: Everyday events that shed light on the human condition

Section: Weekend

Role: Columnist



Website: / Jon Ronson

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Regularity: Weekly

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Articles: 2007

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