Jonathan Peterson is Executive Communications Director and an expert on Social Security at AARP and an award-winning journalist. He is a former Washington correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. During his news career, he covered the White House, state and national political campaigns, and various facets of U.S. domestic and economic policy. He was a 2007 National Press Foundation fellow in the Retirement Issues in the 21st Century program, and served on the Los Angeles Times team that won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for spot news coverage of the Los Angeles riots.