Jonathan Choe Honored with Community Service Award at Seattle Scout Breakfast

Crossposted at Fix Homelessness

Seattle, WA – Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Jonathan Choe received a community service award at the 2024 Aurora Friends of Scouting Breakfast. Choe demonstrates daily courage and perseverance as he covers the realities of homelessness, addiction, and mental illness in Seattle through powerful video storytelling. His coverage has been nominated for Emmy awards and has gained him national audiences on social media platforms and Fox News. 

Jonathan Choe’s work challenges the status quo in Seattle politics and drives increased transparency and accountability from government. He also successfully leverages media to support effective local nonprofits, help families reunite with loved ones on the street, uplift good outreach, provide coverage for smaller cities, and bring together voices impacted by homelessness. The team at Fix Homelessness is pleased to see Jonathan Choe’s valuable contribution to the Seattle community recognized.

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Jonathan Choe

Journalist and Senior Fellow, Center on Wealth and Poverty
Jonathan Choe is a journalist and Senior Fellow with Discovery Institute's Center on Wealth and Poverty, covering homelessness issues for its Fix Homelessness initiative. Prior to joining Discovery, Choe spent several years as one of the lead reporters at KOMO-TV, consistently the top rated television station in Seattle. His in depth stories on crime and deep dive investigations into the homeless crisis led to measurable results in the community, including changes in public policy. Choe has more than two decades of experience in television news behind the scenes and in front of the camera for ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, and Tribune. He has also been nominated and honored with multiple industry awards including an Emmy. Choe spent several years teaching classes on emerging media and entrepreneurship to under privileged youth in inner city Chicago. As an independent journalist, Choe also contributes regularly to the Mill Creek View and Lynnwood Times and has reported on exclusive stories in the past year for Daily Wire and The Postmillennial.