Jon Dowding aspires to become an entertainment and political reporter and TV anchor. He is currently working towards his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Spanish with a minor in Political Science at Temple University.
In his time at Temple, Jon has worked on many different broadcast shows on TUTV, Temple University Television, including Temple Talk, Temple Update and Temple Update Ahora. From January 2016-May 2016, he served as the Producer of Temple Update Ahora, became a Producer for Temple Talk in January 2016 and now serves as the Executive Producer of Temple Talk. Jon is an avid member of Temple University’s Association of Black Journalists as well as the National Association of Black Journalists. He was also inducted into the Temple Chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars in 2016.
Jon had the opportunity to report during the 2016 Democratic National Convention for an online-only, digital journalism website called AllDigitocracy.org as a part of the Temple DNC News Bureau. He is a part of the award-winning social media team for the Temple DNC News Bureau, winning a 2016 EPPY Award for Best Use of Social Media/Crowd Sourcing with under 1 million unique monthly users.
Jon dreams of being a journalist who can bring a voice to the voiceless and having the opportunity to interview the interesting, unique and diverse array of people who shape our society.
For questions, comments or concerns, please email Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org.