Jason joined Channel 9 Eyewitness News as a General Assignment Reporter in September 2006. For seven years, Jason's reported on Charlotte-Mecklenburg civic and government issues as well as the impact these have on the community.
In September 2013, Jason was promoted to Action 9 reporter to replace long-time Charlotte consumer investigator Don Griffin when he retired after 31 years at Channel 9.
Jason is no stranger to North Carolina.
He reported for three years with WRAL-TV in Raleigh. He has covered events in Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Pinehurst, following everything from putts to paratroopers, during the height of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Before that, he reported news at WRCB-TV in Chattanooga and WDNN-TV in Dalton, Georgia.
He also obtained a law degree from the University of Maryland in 1999 and even drew his own courtroom sketches when cameras weren’t allowed. He interned with two federal prosecutors' offices and with state capital defense lawyers.
He currently lives in Matthews with his wife, daughter and son, the only people who laugh at his jokes. He enjoys the Carolina Panthers, soccer, art, books and movies.
Follow Jason on Twitter using the profile @Action9.
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