Jonathan Seitz

About Jonathan Seitz

Jonathan Seitz

Jonathan Seitz is the Researcher/Reporter for Nieman Reports. He also serves as the Nieman Foundation’s in-house photographer, videographer, and audio technician. He lives in Somerville, Mass.

1989: The Hawk

By Features September 11, 2013

Jonathan Seitz, Nieman Reports researcher/reporter, chronicles the fortunes of the “Santa Clara Hawk” To a first-time visitor, the statue of a hawk in front of the Nieman Foundation may seem out of place. It is carved from smooth, gray-black … Read more

The Story Behind ‘Playing With Fire’

By March 15, 2013

In April 2011, Chicago Tribune reporter Patricia Callahan sat in a California Senate hearing, listening in rapt attention as burn surgeon David Heimbach described in excruciating detail how a seven-week-old baby girl had died after being burned by a pillow … Read more