Author Profile

Jeremy Gantz

Jeremy Gantz was the Web/Associate Editor of In These Times from 2008 to 2012. His January 2011 cover story for the magazine, “Terrorist by Association,” was selected as a finalist for the Molly National Journalism Award 2012. He is now a contributing editor to the magazine, focusing on labor issues.

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he worked as a reporter for The Cambodia Daily in 2007. After graduating from Carleton College in 2004, he lived in Sri Lanka on a Fulbright scholarship, studying the intersection of ethnic politics and public education.

He got his start in journalism in eastern Massachusetts, working for the Memorial Press Group, now part of GateHouse Media. While at MPG, he worked as a layout and copy editor, reporter and monthly music columnist.

His articles have also appeared in Chicago-area newspapers, Alternet, the Onion’s A.V. Club Chicago, and BusINess and Shore magazines, of which he is a contributing editor. When he travels, he blogs at Xanadu’s Travelogue, which has captured his thoughts on Australia, New Zealand, India and Cambodia.