About Me

Jonathan Bach is a business and City Hall reporter with the (Salem, Ore.) Statesman Journal. He focuses on watchdog reporting that holds the powerful accountable. His work has been featured on the front pages of The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Bach has reported on U.S. and foreign auto makers, sharing-economy companies such as Airbnb, the business of marijuana and more. He also covered the Carr Fire in Northern California in 2018 and the Umpqua Community College shooting in 2015.

He is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism with departmental honors from the University of Oregon.

Bach lives in Oregon's Willamette Valley with his partner, Makenna Carrico, who is a music composer, and an orange tabby, Sunny, who runs the show.

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