Jonathan Karp

Jonathan Karp

Executive Director, Asia Society

Jonathan comes to Asia Society after a distinguished career in journalism, including a decade of reporting in Asia. Most recently, he served as Senior Editor at Marketplace Radio, leading the business coverage for their family of public radio shows.

Jonathan began his journalism career in Israel in 1986 and continued as a foreign correspondent based in Hong Kong, New Delhi and Sao Paulo, Brazil, the last two posts as a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal. In 2004, he moved with the Journal to Los Angeles, where he has lived since, with his wife and twin daughter and son. Jonathan studied Middle Eastern History at Princeton.