Jon Jensen

Jon Jensen is the North Africa correspondent for GlobalPost. He is based in Cairo, Egypt. In 2008, he created and launched the multimedia section at Cairo’s English-language Daily News Egypt, the local edition of the International Herald Tribune and one of the first newspapers in the Middle East to broadcast originally produced content. Jon has worked with Time Magazine, Al-Jazeera English, the Oprah Winfrey Show, Current TV and the Travel Channel while living in Egypt. Before moving to Egypt in 2007, Jon worked as a producer and editor for National Geographic in Washington, D.C. He has lived in Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Indonesia and has a Master's Degree from the journalism school at the University of Florida.