Jonathan Larsen

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Jonathan Zerbe Larsen (born January 6, 1940)[1] is an American journalist and philanthropist who was editor-in-chief of The Village Voice from 1989 to 1994[2] and is senior editor and board member of the news website WhoWhatWhy.[3] The son of former Time Inc. President Roy Larsen,[4] he was previously a correspondent and editor of Time magazine, working as its Saigon bureau chief during the Vietnam War. From 1974 to 1979 he was editor of New Times. After leaving journalism in the 1990s he devoted his time to environmental and charitable interests.[5] He is a trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Cambridge College (Massachusetts) and Sterling College (Vermont).[6] From 1985 to 2000 he was married to Jane Amsterdam, former editor of Manhattan, inc. and the New York Post, and was previously married to Katharine Wilder.[7][5][8]


  1. ^ Who's Who in America, 1994. 2 (48th ed.). Marquis Who's Who. 1993. p. 2007.
  2. ^ Walls, Jeannette (May 31, 1993). "The Village People". New York. New York Media, LLC. pp. 20–21.
  3. ^ Baker, Russ; Collins, C.; Jonathan, Larsen (27 March 2017). "Why FBI Can't Tell All on Trump, Russia". WhoWhatWhy.
  4. ^ "Top Editor Resigns From The Village Voice". The New York Times. 10 February 1994.
  5. ^ a b Pristin, Terry (14 November 1996). "Harnessing Horses Instead of Writers". The New York Times.
  6. ^ "Jonathan Larsen - Sterling College". Sterling College. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  7. ^ Who's Who in America, 2009. 1 (63rd ed.). Marquis Who's Who. 2008. p. 2840.
  8. ^ "Jonathan Larsen And Miss Wilder Will Be Married; Time Editor Is Fiance of Wheaton Alumna". The New York Times. April 3, 1966.