Jonathan Turner has been a digital reporter at WHBF-TV in Rock Island, Ill., since September 2021. He’s been a full-time journalist since 1988 and has written for daily newspapers in Wisconsin, Indiana, Connecticut, and since 1995, in the Quad Cities. He’s especially passionate about covering arts and culture. A longtime piano player, he earned his bachelor’s in music from Oberlin College and a master’s in music education from Indiana University. Jonathan has accompanied musicals, singers, choirs, and instrumentalists, and since 1999, has played regularly for a Lutheran church. He wrote a history book about downtown Davenport, A Brief History of Bucktown, published by The History Press in 2016, and contributed an essay to the anthology These Interesting Times: Surviving 2020 in the Quad Cities. Check out more of his writing at facebook.com/jonathan.turner.7140497.
Ragged Records, 311 E 2nd St., Davenport, IA 52801
Front Street Taproom at Freight House, 421 W River Dr., Davenport, IA 52801
Visit Quad Cities, 1601 River Dr. #110, Moline, IL 61265
Quad City Botanical Garden, 2525 4th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
The Artsy Bookworm, 1319 30th Street�, Rock Island, IL 61201