Jon Finkel Career Bio

career bioJon Finkel has written for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, GQ, Details, The New York Times,, and Yahoo! Sports’ ThePostGame.comHe was the Editor-in-Chief and founder of the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame’s website,, as well as the founder of He is currently the Publisher at Beckett Media and hosts a Facebook Live Sports Show for

As an author, Jon wrote the award-winning basketball book series ‘Greatest Stars of the NBA’ for the National Basketball Associations’ “Read to Achieve” program. He penned all twelve books in the series, which included titles on Shaquille O’Neal, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and many more.

His other titles include the top selling humor/advice book The Three Dollar Scholar – Awesome Advice for Acing Life’s Major Decisions and Mindless Debates and The Dadvantage – Stay in Shape on No Sleep with No Time and No Equipment, which was featured on ExtraTV and endorsed by Men’s Fitness and Muscle & Fitness. The Dadvantage debuted as a Top 5 fatherhood book on

Jon also wrote Heart Over Height with 3x NBA Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson and Forces of Character with 3x Super Bowl Champion and Fighter Pilot, Chad Hennings.

His book, Jocks In Chief, ranks every single US president athletically and he appeared on CBS: This Morning promoting it, as well as received press in the New York Post and a wide range of other media.

Mean Joe Greene: Built By Football , a biography Jon co-wrote with Pittsburgh Steelers legend "Mean" Joe Greene was released in April of 2017 and was a top-selling football title on Amazon for many months.

He is currently writing a biography on Heisman Trophy winner, 12-year NBA veteran and Florida State legend, Charlie Ward.