Don Van Natta Jr.‘s latest long-read is another winner. Cleverly Texas-titled “Jerry Football,” the ESPN magazine feature article goes deep in an effort to understand what makes Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tick.
Forbes blogger Eric Jackson has followed up with Van Natta Jr. (pictured) to get some insight about the Jerry Jones reporting process. The senior ESPN writer told Jackson one aspect of the mission made it easy:
“When you ask Jerry Jones a question, you get a gusher of words (and sometimes emotions) delivered in an unfiltered way,” says Van Natta Jr. “In that respect, he’s a reporter’s dream.”