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The Big 6 with Jason Martin 
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Jason’s journey with WGFX-FM began back in 2012 when he interned for the Midday 180 while attending Western Kentucky University. He spent a few years as a student at North Carolina State University in Raleigh in the late 1990s, but then worked in professional wrestling as an announcer, creative director, talent, and an editorial freelance writer for the next decade before returning to school in 2010. He graduated with a degree in broadcast communications in 2013 and was officially hired by The Zone in March of that year.

As a part of our Zone team, Jason served in many capacities, including board operator, traffic reporter, fill-in producer, and has either guest hosted, or lead hosted every day part on the station. He has been the host on SportsTrend and This Week in Women’s Sports and has hosted Squared Circle Radio alongside David Reed and Brandon Haghany every Sunday morning since January of 2014.

For much of the decade, he moved from announcing duties in pro wrestling to serving as play by play announcer for both the KHSAA and TSSAA in football and basketball, including calling multiple State Championship games. He also hosted Inside Hilltopper Sports Radio in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and was a staff writer for Sporting Times Magazine and online portal.

In 2014, he began writing for SB Nation, and in the summer of that year, he also began contributing to FOX Sports and Outkick the Coverage, focusing on pop culture. Two years later, as the lead culture writer for the site, he was named executive producer for FOX Sports Radio’s nationally syndicated morning show, Outkick the Coverage with Clay Travis. He was a regular voice on that show through June 2018 and remains the primary fill-in host and a guest on the program. He also has done work hosting on FOX Sports Radio’s weekend schedule.

In July of 2018, Jason was announced as the daily host of The Zone’s new 6 PM radio show, The Big 6. In addition, he serves as lead writer on 104.5TheZone.com as the editor in chief and scribe of The Big 6 Blog, bringing the sports, wrestling, pop culture, and opinion writing many have come to know him for from Outkick.com to The Zone.


Follow Jason Martin on Twitter @JMartZone.


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Blogs

B6B: Golden State Remains Steph’s Show

B6B: Golden State Remains Steph’s Show

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 17, 2019) There’s a difference between “better” and “more fun” or “favorite” in entertainment. Whereas Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof’s mystery, Lost, remains my personal number one show of all-time, I also recognize Breaking Bad and The Wire are probably the two BEST series of my lifetime, and both…

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 14, 2019) No big screen franchise, with the exception of the The Fast and the Furious films, has been more surprising in its longevity and success than the John Wick movies. Prior to the first movie’s release, it was largely seen as…well, something that most people wouldn’t see. And then, something…

B6B: Rockets Playoff Exit is a Recycled, Predictable Plot Line

B6B: Rockets Playoff Exit is a Recycled, Predictable Plot Line

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 11, 2019) “Narrative” can really become an albatross around the neck of someone’s life, whether it be in certain aspects or as an overall summation of that person’s perceived worth. That’s the problem with placing value on one particular thing, even if that thing happens to pay that individual…

Get to Know the Tennessee Titans 2019 NFL Draft Picks

Get to Know the Tennessee Titans 2019 NFL Draft Picks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 2019 NFL Draft is officially over and after three days, and 254 draft picks later… the Tennessee Titans have their rookies. 1st Round – Pick No. 19 – Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State Jeffery Simmons (6’4, 301) of LaSalle Parish, LA was considered a 5 start prospect coming out of high…

Lions, Packers, and Bears, Oh My……A Review of the NFL Draft in Nashville

Lions, Packers, and Bears, Oh My……A Review of the NFL Draft in Nashville

600,000.

Take a second to really think about that number.

600,000.

That’s how many people descended on Nashville last weekend. Between the NFL Draft, Music City Marathon and various other events being held in Nashville, it’s estimated that an extra 600,000 people were in Nashville between April 25-27.

Having an issue imaging that many people? No worries. I’ve got you covered.

B6B: Avengers: Endgame Review

B6B: Avengers: Endgame Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 24, 2019) First thing’s first: There will be zero spoilers here. This is a safe space. The last thing I’m interested in doing is ruining anything for you. You’re not reading to get the answers, because you know where you can find those relatively easily within the next day…

Titans 2019 Schedule Announced

Titans 2019 Schedule Announced

(photo courtesy of Tennessee Titans) The National Football League announced the 2019 NFL Schedule on Wednesday night and there is a lot to highlight in the Titans schedule. The Tennessee Titans are set to kick off the 2nd year of the Mike Vrabel era on the road vs the Cleveland Browns. The Titans home opener…

3rd Annual Ben Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot

3rd Annual Ben Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot

Tennessee Titans Center, Ben Jones, is set to host his 3rd Annual Ben
Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot charity event taking place from 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM on Friday, May
3rd, 2019 at the Nashville Gun Club! Come join Ben, his wife Alex, members of Tennessee Titans
team and other local celebrities & musicians as we have a clay shooting contest to raise funds
for The Jones Mission.

Shazam! Review

Shazam! Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 4, 2019) DC certainly has a bit of a shaky big-screen history, particularly since Marvel stepped up its game in 2008 (or arguably with the first two Spider-Man films starring Tobey Maguire). While it’s not an improper thought to consider the biggest heroes to belong to the former, the…

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