Jason Matheson Biography
Jason Matheson is an American two-time Emmy award-winning journalist currently the host of The Jason Show at Fox 9’s KMSP-TV 10:00 a.m. and a radio host on myTalk 107.1 He also got a four-week tryout on KTTV Los Angeles, KDFW Dallas, and KSAZ Phoenix and is part of new ownership of Lush Lounge and Theater in northeast Minneapolis. Previously, he worked at WCCO-TV as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend shift.
Jason Matheson Age
Matheson was born on August 5, 1974, in Michigan City, Indiana, the United States. Therefore as of 2022, the journalist is 48 years old.
Jason Matheson Height
Matheson stands at a height of 1.76 m, and his weight is about 72 kg.
Jason Matheson Family
Matheson was born as the only child in Michigan City to his parents Mel Matheson his father and Darlene Smeal his mother. Unfortunately, Mel, his father passed away in 2003 with no clear information about his death.
Jason Matheson Husband
Matheson married his husband Collin Haas, a business manager on September 13, 2014, which was a Richard Simmons free zone. According to C.J. with the help of Hennepin County Director of Public Affairs Carolyn Marinan, she met Matheson and Haas on the day of their appointment to pick up a marriage license. After their paperwork was complete, she sat down for an interview with Haas. Currently, Matheson lives with his husband and two dogs, Mr. Big and Dexter, in the North Loop of Minneapolis.
Jason Matheson Career
Matheson’s TV career began at WCCO-TV as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend shift, and in the spring of 2000, Matheson moved to KMSP-TV, FOX 9 as executive producer of The Buzz. After a few months at FOX 9, he was now working as a film critic for the newly launched morning show, Good Day Minnesota. Moreover, he has interviewed celebrities like Ewan McGregor, Cher, Will Smith, Arthur Miller, Meryl Streep, and Emma Thompson. Additionally, in 2006, he began as a radio host on myTalk 107.1 with Alexis Thompson as his co-host on The Saturday Night Groove. In 2013, after they had moved to a weekday show, they were then promoted to morning drive launching, Jason & Alexis in the Morning.
Matheson was named co-anchor of the FOX 9 weekday morning show The Buzz. He has as well co-anchored the early edition of The FOX 9 Morning News and made a brief return to WCCO-TV in 2014. In 2015, Jason went back to FOX 9 launching The Jason Show. Furthermore, Matheson is a two-time Emmy Award winner and five-time nominee and was named one of the 40 under 40 Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. Likewise, he was as well named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans by the Minnesota Jaycees and a Marconi Award for Large Market Personality of the Year nominee in 2016. These are some of the other anchors that Matheson works with at Fox 9:
- Tom Butler
- Kelcey Carlson
- Bisi Onile-Ere
- Ahmad Hicks
- Amy Hockert
- Theo Keith
- Alix Kendall
- Ian Leonard
- Kendall Mark
- Keith Marler
Jason Matheson Salary
Matheson’s salary is about $115,000 per year.
Jason Matheson’s Net Worth
Matheson’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as a host of The Jason Show at Fox 9’s KMSP-TV 10:00 a.m. and a radio host on myTalk 107.1
Social Media Accounts
Matheson is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 40.7k followers on Instagram, 30k on Facebook, and 36.6k on Twitter.