Jonathan Swan

National Political Reporter

Axios

Jonathan Swan is a national political reporter with Axios, where he covers the Trump presidency and Republican leaders in Congress. Swan has scooped countless major stories this year, and his weekly ‘Sneak Peek’ email offers an insider’s preview of upcoming developments at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. Previously, Swan was a reporter at The Hill, where he focussed on Republican donors and campaign finance during the presidential campaign, and was named by Politico as one of the "16 breakout media stars" of 2016. Prior to joining The Hill, Swan held a yearlong fellowship with the American Political Science Association. An Australian, Swan started his career as a political correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald, based in Parliament’s Press Gallery, and in 2014 was awarded the Wallace Brown Award for most outstanding young journalist.
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Biography

Jonathan Swan is a national political reporter with Axios, where he covers the Trump presidency and Republican leaders in Congress. Swan has scooped countless major stories this year, and his weekly ‘Sneak Peek’ email offers an insider’s preview of upcoming developments at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. Previously, Swan was a reporter at The Hill, where he focussed on Republican donors and campaign finance during the presidential campaign, and was named by Politico as one of the "16 breakout media stars" of 2016. Prior to joining The Hill, Swan held a yearlong fellowship with the American Political Science Association. An Australian, Swan started his career as a political correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald, based in Parliament’s Press Gallery, and in 2014 was awarded the Wallace Brown Award for most outstanding young journalist.

Publications, media and events
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Trump campaign playbook with Axios national political reporter Jonathan Swan

25 June 2020

10.00am

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11.00am AEDT

Donald Trump
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US politics
Public forum
Jonathan Swan in conversation: An insider perspective on Trump's Washington

7 December 2017

6.00pm

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7.30pm AEDT

Donald Trump