Jon is an award-winning investigative journalist, and editor-in-chief at The Pitt News.

During his time at The Pitt News, Jon has worked extensively with Pennsylvania's open-records laws; and combined expertise in web development and journalism to write and edit data-driven reporting articles.

He also won second place for news writing in Columbia University's 2019 Gold Circle Press Awards for "Pitt paid almost $240k to 'union avoidance' law firm in recent years"; and second place for general news in the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association's 2019 Keystone Press Awards for "Biology students petition against professor".