Jonathan Schwartz joined WNYC in 1999 and he’s been on the radio in New York City since 1967. His programs are extemporaneous.
His novels and stories have been published by Random House and Doubleday, including his memoir "All in Good Time," hailed by The New York Times as "luminous" and received enthusiastically by the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Jonathan's stories and articles have been published in dozens of magazines. He was, for four years, the artistic director of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, and for five years appeared as the music correspondent on NBC's Sunday Today Show. He has been a monthly columnist for GQ Magazine and a weekly columnist for the Village Voice. His own three CDS on the Muse label were released in 1978, 1979 and 1983. He has performed more than 400 times at Michael’s Pub, Rainbow & Stars, and other rooms in New York.