Jonathan Yates has been professionally writing since high school, when he covered sports for the local weekly. He is the author of over one hundred articles that have appeared in such periodicals as Newsweek, Foreign Policy and The Washington Post, among others. Before founding EARNED MEDIA UNLIMITED, he held positions in business development and marketing for a full services brokerage house, as press secretary for a Member of Congress, speechwriter for a trade association and sports information director for a college. He is the holder of degrees from Harvard University, The Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University Law Center; and matriculated at the United States Naval War College. He was twice granted "Top Secret" clearance in accordance with his duties while working for Members of Congress. In his spare time, he is active in several animal rescue organizations, collects art; and was a player or coach in athletics in high school, college and graduate school.