"Jonathan M. Katz became The Associated Press correspondent in Haiti in 2007. While living in Port-au-Prince he survived and covered the January 12, 2010, earthquake, remaining in country for a third year to cover the stalled reconstruction, cholera epidemic, and political crisis that followed. Katz first reported for AP from Jerusalem as an intern during the Second Intifada. After graduating from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2004, Katz worked for Congressional Quarterly and then joined AP to cover Congress and the federal government. His awards include a first-place SPJ Deadline Club of New York award for beat coverage of Haiti's pre-quake hunger crisis. Katz was born in Queens, N.Y., and grew up in Louisville, KY."