Jonathan is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist from Dublin who graduated from a DCU Communications degree in 1997. He currently presents Futureproof on Newstalk 106-108, a weekly science programme that covers everything from robotics in war to “spidergoats” to The Big Bang. Previously, he has worked in the IT sector for companies such as British Telecom and Siemens before he eventually moved into media where he has written on science and technology for the Irish Independent, Silicon Republic and INN. In 2005, he co-created Ireland’s first movie show for radio, We Love Movies and has interviewed stars such as Bruce Willis, Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Stephen Fry, Oliver Stone, Elijah Wood, Antonio Banderas and Robin Williams among many others.
He has been a regular technology contributor for City Channel and is a resident technology expert for George Hook on The Right Hook on Newstalk 106-108. Jonathan also presents The Spin on Spin 1038 which won best speech programme in 2010 and was nominated again in 2011. The show covers a wide range of topics from politics, social issues and pop culture to science and technology. He got an A1 in Chemistry in his Leaving Cert and hates computers 98% of the time.