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


Entertaining tips with Leslee Miller

With life getting back to normal, many of us are entertaining at home more. Leslee MIller from Amusée Wine joined us with simple ways to step up your entertaining game. The popsicle drink is a game changer!


Breakfast with Coco & Lala

It's always entertaining when we cook with "Keeping up with Coco & Lala." Today, we visit the ladies at home where they share a delicious vegan breakfast dish that's perfect for any time of the day.


Tips on choosing a plant for your home

Choosing a plant doesn't have to be difficult. Jason teamed up with Shayla from The Plant Penthouse to find some plants for his home. She offered a few tips on finding the right greenery for any house.


Comedian Paul Mecurio

He's full of great stories... comedian Paul Mecurio joined Jason to talk about everything from living in New York City during the pandemic to an unbelievable story involving Paul McCartney and his podcast.


Candy 4 Supper

You've seen charcuterie boards full of meats and cheeses... but how about candy charcuterie boards? Kendall visits the Minnesota company, Candy 4 Supper.


Book club picks for April

Gardening is on the mind of Kendall and her mom. That's why gardening and food you grow in the garden are the topic for this month's Book Club.