Jonathan Kealing

Jonathan Kealing is a former executive editor for

I am a former executive editor for and was with Public Radio International 2011-2018, based in Minneapolis. I came to PRI to help relaunch as a destination for serious journalism and community.I was news editor then deputy editor through 2016 and became executive editor in 2017.At, I oversee the work of our social team to encourage interaction and engagement with out site visitors, as well as's story editors who commission and edit the stories we publish. In addition, I work with reporters and editors from PRI's shows to improve our digital storytelling and make our journalism better.Prior to coming to PRI, I worked for The World Company in Lawrence, Kan., where I oversaw a group of websites devoted to local news, sports and community health. I've also spent time as a reporter covering higher education.In addition to my work for, I'm active in journalism circles — guest-lecturing at colleges and universities, participating in a teaching program that sends American journalists to China and as immediate past president of the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists.Outside of journalism, I'm a father, avid reader, travel-geek, amateur photographer, husband and dog-owner. I'm always in search of my next great trip and am eager to talk to visitors about how we can help make your experience here better.

Ilhan Omar

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Kansas Jayhawks center Udoka Azubuike drives to the basket against Clemson Tigers forward Elijah Thomas during the first half in the semifinals of the Midwest regional of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos

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People march demanding U.S. President Donald Trump release his tax returns, in New York, April 15, 2017.

President Trump, this year’s taxes are due tomorrow. When will you share yours with the public?

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, sits next to retired US Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn

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US President Donald Trump reacts after signing an executive order to impose tighter vetting of travelers entering the United States, at the Pentagon in Washington, January 27, 2017.

#11. @realDonaldTrump What specific steps do you want to see added to the current refugee vetting process to make it more ‘extreme’

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President Donald Trump has halted the admission of refugees while he works to tighten the already-stringent refugee vetting process. So we wondered what he’d like to see changed.

Hundreds of thousands march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the Women's March in Washington, DC, January 21, 2017.

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The Women’s March — in DC and elsewhere — far exceeded organizers’ expectations for turnout.

Protesters carrying banners and placards take part in a Women's March in Stockholm, Sweden

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US President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the CIA headquarters

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Carrie Fisher poses for cameras

Remembering Carrie Fisher’s outspokenness about her alcoholism and other challenges


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