Jason Matheson Profile
Jason Matheson is a well-known journalist in the United States who currently serves as the host of Jason & Alexis in the Morning on the radio station MyTalk 107.1 in the Twin Cities. In addition, Matheson is the host of The Jason Show, which can be seen on weekdays at 10:00 a.m. on KMSP-TV.
Matheson’s hometown is Michigan City, Indiana, which is also his place of birth. He was born on August 5, 1974, in Michigan City, Indiana, in the United States. He earned degrees in Communications and Television Production from Columbia College Chicago, where he attended.
Jason Matheson Age
He was born on 5 August 1974, in Michigan City, Indiana, United States. He is 49 years old.
Jason Matheson Height
He stands at a height of 5ft 9in.
Jason Matheson Spouse/Partner
On September 13, 2014, Matheson married the man who would later become his husband, Collin Haas. He shares his home with his spouse and their two canine companions, Mr. Big and Dexter.
Jason Matheson FOX9 News/ KSMP News
WCCO-TV in Minneapolis was where Matheson got his start in the television industry. He began his career as a night dispatcher, working the short-term shift at the end of the work week. Within a short period of time, he was promoted to the position of associate task editorial manager, and shortly after that, he was given the responsibility of proofreading the end-of-the-week assignments.
Matheson arrived to KMSP-TV in the spring of 2000 to take over as the head producer of “The Buzz.” “The Buzz” was a daily entertainment segment that aired for a very long time and was extremely well known. It covered both local and public forms of entertainment. As soon as he arrived at KMSP, he was rushed in front of the camera to serve as a film analyst for the station’s recently launched morning show, “Great Day Minnesota.”
During his tenure at FOX 9, Matheson has conducted interviews with notable figures such as Ewan McGregor, Cher, Will Smith, Arthur Miller, Randy Jackson, and a number of others. His first-day assignment at KMSP was to travel to Paisley Park in order to hand off a piece of correspondence to the local music icon Prince. This was an intense test time second. In addition, he was frequently seen in a variety of FOX 9 stories, acting in various capacities.
He featured a segment called “The Must List” on his show twice a week, which highlighted the most exciting developments in the entertainment industry. In addition, Matheson is a sought-after host for events such as the Regional Emmy Awards, The Miss Minnesota Pageant, and Battle of the Bands.
Matheson launched The Weekend Buzz on KMSP FOX 9 and sister station, WFTC My29, on January 15, 2009. The Weekend Buzz is a half-hour entertainment show that features interviews with famous people, reviews of movies, and announcements of new video games. Matheson is one of the two anchors of the show, in addition to serving as the Executive Producer.
In September 2009, Matheson was given the role of co-anchor of “The Buzz,” a workday morning program that had recently been expanded on FOX 9; in addition, he co-anchored the Fox 9 Morning News program from 4:30 to 6:00 in the morning. In February of 2013, Matheson announced his departure from “The Buzz.”
In the month of April 2014, Matheson made his return to WCCO-TV with his segment, “Moving Now,” which aired during the 5:00 PM show. Matheson made his way back to KMSP-TV in March 2015 to work as a producer on “The Jason Show.” The first episode of the show, which is one hour long and covers all aspects of contemporary society, aired on August 21, 2015.
Matheson began his career in the media as a radio host on “The Saturday Night Groove,” which was broadcast on KTMY (107.1), alongside Alexis Thompson. The duo eventually became known as the hosts of the show “Jason and Alexis,” which aired weekdays from noon till three in the afternoon. They were finally promoted to morning shifts, working from 5:30 to 9:00 in the morning.
Matheson has a significant amount of experience working behind the scenes in television. Matheson was given the role of co-anchor of the Fox 9 Morning News from 4:30 to 6:00 AM as well as the role of co-host of “The Buzz” from 9:00 to 10:00 AM in the year 2009. Matheson aired the first episode of The Jason Show in August of 2015, which is a daily entertainment program that is syndicated in the Twin Cities.
As the show gained more and more popularity, it expanded into additional corporate sectors outside of the Twin Cities area, including those in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and La Crosse, Wisconsin. In June of 2016, The Jason Show began a public test that would last for a total of four weeks and would be broadcast in Phoenix, Dallas, and Los Angeles.
Jason Matheson Awards
Matheson is a winner of the Emmy Award a total of five times, and he has also won as a producer for a number of enlightening programs that have aired on FOX 9 in recent years. In 2010, he was recognized by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal as one of the “40 under 40,” a list of young leaders in the local area that is compiled annually.
Additionally, not too much longer after that, the Minnesota Jaycees recognized Jason as one of the state’s Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans. This is a distinction that was recently bestowed upon, amongst others, Walter Mondale and Dave Winfield. In 2016, Matheson was given the Marconi Award for Large Market Personality of the Year after being chosen for the award.
Jason Matheson Net Worth
It is estimated that Jason’s net worth falls somewhere in the range of $500,000 to $1 million. His primary source of financial support comes from his work as a journalist.
Jason Matheson Salary
Jason’s annual salary at Fox News, where he works as a journalist, falls somewhere in the range of $70,000 and $90,000 on average.
Jason Matheson FOX News Colleagues
- Tim Blotz
- Kelcey Carlson
- Bisi Onile-Ere
- Amy Hockert
- Theo Keith
- Alix Kendall
- Alex Lehnert
- Ian Leonard
- Jennifer McDermed
- Randy Meier