Jonathan McNamara joined the Observer in 2011. Previously, he worked for Phoenix New Times as the publication’s first web editor. Jonathan holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in Multimedia Journalism. As a student, he spent most of his time reporting and editing feature stories, building multimedia packages and writing for the entertainment section of The Daily Texan. His work has also appeared in Spin Magazine, The Japan Times, Kansai Scene Magazine, Impose Magazine, and Houston Press.