Jonathan Kay is comment pages editor of the National Post. In addition, he is a columnist for the National Post op-ed page, and a blogger for the National Post's FullComment web site. His freelance articles have appeared in various U.S. publications, including Commentary magazine, the New York Post, Harper's, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic and Newsweek. In 2002, he was awarded Canada's National Newspaper Award for Critical Writing. In 2004, he was awarded a National Newspaper Award for Editorial Writing. His book Among The Truthers was published by HarperCollins in 2011.
Jonathan was born and raised in Montreal. He graduated from McGill University in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in metallurgincal engineering, economics and Japanese language. Following short employment stints in Australia and Japan, Jonathan returned to McGill's Engineering Department as a computer programmer and postgraduate student, receiving a Master's Degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1994. Jonathan then studied at Yale Law School, where he received his law degree in 1997. Before joining National Post, Jonathan worked as a lawyer with the New York City office of Goodman Phillips Vineberg. During this time, his practice area consisted primarily of U.S. tax analysis of international corporate transactions. Jonathan became a member of the New York bar in 1998.