Jason Matheson

Jason Matheson

Host, The Jason Show

Jason Matheson began his television career at WCCO-TV. Paying “his dues” as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend overnight shift. In the spring of 2000, Matheson moved to KMSP-TV, FOX 9 as executive producer of "The Buzz", a long-running and highly popular daily entertainment segment. Within months of his arrival at FOX 9, he was moved in front of the camera as film critic for the station's newly launched morning show, "Good Day Minnesota." During his time at FOX 9, Jason has interviewed celebrities including: Ewan McGregor, Cher, Will Smith, Arthur Miller, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson.

Jason began as a radio host on myTalk 107.1 in 2006 with co-host Alexis Thompson on "The Saturday Night Groove." Within a few years they moved to a weekday show and then in 2013 promoted to morning drive launching, “Jason & Alexis in the Morning.”

While his radio career was expanding so was his presence on television. In 2009 Jason was named co-anchor of the newly expanded, FOX 9 weekday morning show called, "The Buzz" and also co-anchored the early edition of The FOX 9 Morning News.

After a brief return to WCCO-TV in 2014, Jason went back to FOX 9 in 2015 to launch "The Jason Show." A one hour, daily talk show which has had two successful national runs.

Jason is a five-time Emmy Award nominee and two-time winner. He was named one of the “40 under 40,” from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s and was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans by the Minnesota Jaycees, an honor previously given to Walter Mondale among others.

In 2016, Jason was nominated for a Marconi Award for Large Market Personality of the Year.

Jason is married and lives in the North Loop of Minneapolis with his husband, Collin Matheson and their two dogs, Dexter and Mr. Big.

The latest from Jason Matheson


How to repot your plants

It's the time of year when many people repot their plants. But how do you know which plants need it? And what's the best way to do it? Shayla from The Plant Penthouse explains the best way to get the job done.


Ordering takeout for Thanksgiving

It's definitely not the typical Thanksgiving for anyone. Luckily, local restaurants are offering takeout options for smaller celebrations. Stephanie Hansen shares some of her favorites... and answers your Thanksgiving cooking questions.


Kendall Visits Vikings and Goddesses Pie Company

Pumpkin and pecan pie are traditional this time of year... but how about sweet corn custard and beet pie? Kendall checks out these delicious flavors at Vikings and Goddesses Pie Company in St. Paul


Fall decorating with Heather Fox

All this month, we've been helping you style your home with the help of HGTV star, Heather Fox. This time, her tips on decorating for the Fall season.


Healthy pets with veterinarian Dr. Eric Ruhland

Socializing is much different during the pandemic. But what about our pets? Dr. Eric Ruhland talks about pet socialization and much more... including Thanksgiving dangers and how to stop dogs from begging for food.


November book picks

Kendall & her mom love to read... and every month, they share their latest book picks. Take a look at November's books and let us know if you read them.


Coffee table styling tips with Heather Fox

It's the center of your living room... but what do you put on your coffee table? If you're struggling to find some ideas, Heather Fox from Foxwell and HGTV shares her tips.


Jason chats with the hosts of The Real

They've been part of our daytime entertainment for 7 seasons... and the ladies of The Real are still keeping it real. Jason chats with Loni, Adrienne and new co-host, Garcelle, about doing the show from home, their new host and more.


Entryway makeover for less than $100

You don't have to spend big bucks to make over a room in your house. Erin Meyer from Lemons, Lavender & Laundry shows off her latest $100 room makeover. Plus, how you can get on the "shiplap" trend for less.