Jonathan Franklin (born 6 September 1964) is an American book author, investigative journalist and TV commentator on Latin American politics and news.
Franklin was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, and raised in Lincoln, Massachusetts, where he graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Franklin attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, from 1983–1988. Since 1995, Franklin has lived and worked in South America with his wife and daughters, based in Santiago, Chile.
After graduation he worked as a news clerk at The New York Times in Manhattan. From 1990 to 1995 Franklin lived in San Francisco and worked as a reporter for the San Francisco Bay Guardian and SF Weekly as well as The Boston Globe. As a reporter for Playboy magazine in the early 1990s, Franklin interviewed prominent figures in the United States, includi…Read more on Wikipedia