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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: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans @ Broncos

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans @ Broncos

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – October 13, 2019) No formalities, that was a horror show a few weeks before Halloween even gets here. This is rock bottom for the Titans offense, who have scored exactly seven total points over the past eight quarters… and were shut out in the altitude against the Broncos on Sunday.…

Titans vs Broncos: Week 6 Primer

Titans vs Broncos: Week 6 Primer

The story of the past three seasons for Titans fans has been that of the worst roller coaster in the NFL. Inconsistency has haunted this team since 2016. Inconsistency from the coaching staff, inconsistency from the quarterback position, and this year, inconsistency from the offensive line. From the highs of beating the Eagles, Cowboys and Patriots last season, to the lows of losing to…

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from UT vs. Mississippi State

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from UT vs. Mississippi State

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – October 12, 2019) This was one the Vols had to win, it felt like they should win, and in fact, Tennessee did win. It was ugly, especially in the first half, with a multitude of interceptions on both sides, an injury to Brian Maurer, and a whole lot of defense,…

Titans vs Broncos: Gameday Info

Titans vs Broncos: Gameday Info

The Tennessee Titans (2-3) travel to face the Denver Broncos (1-4) this week at Empower Field. Kickoff is set for 3:25pm CST. Tune in to 104-5 The Zone & Titans Radio for all of your game day coverage beginning with the Lee Company Countdown to Kickoff at 1:30pm CST. HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN TO THE TITANS-BRONCOS…

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans vs. Bills

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans vs. Bills

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – October 6, 2019) Again, Josh Allen and the Bills beat the Titans because Tennessee can’t get out of its own way. A game of errors and officiating overreach and a stadium filled with visiting fans. Yep, that about covers it. Here are my Big 6 Takeaways from the Bills 14-7…

Titans vs Bills Primer

Titans vs Bills Primer

You want to see what Marcus Mariota’s ceiling can look like? Watch the first half of Sunday’s Falcons game. Mariota went 14/20 for 200 yards and three touchdowns in the first half. He threw with confidence, he threw with anticipation, and he showed poise in the pocket. After two poor performances, the quarterback who beat…

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from UT vs. Georgia

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from UT vs. Georgia

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – October 5, 2019) When is a moral victory actually okay? Some of you would say never, but in the case of the Tennessee Volunteers, we’ve reached the point where the program is two years away from being two years away. Making the fan base believe them to merely be two…

B6B: Joker Review

B6B: Joker Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – October 2, 2019) I’m not sure I’ve ever written a review quite like the one you’re about to read, because I’ve never been more conflicted on something I’ve seen and had to comment on, but there are a few truths about Todd Phillips’ Joker film that I can tell you…

Titans vs Bills: Game Day Information

Titans vs Bills: Game Day Information

The Tennessee Titans (2-2) return home to Nissan Stadium this week after coming off a road win in Atlanta last Sunday. Kickoff against the Buffalo Bills (3-1) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, Oct. 6th. TELEVISION: CBS Nashville Affiliate: WTVF NewsChannel 5 Play-by-Play: Spero Dedes Analyst: Adam Archuleta RADIO Titans Radio Network Flagship: WGFX 104.5 FM-The Zone Play-by-Play: Mike…

Titans vs Falcons Week 4 Primer

Titans vs Falcons Week 4 Primer

Everyone good? Did you successfully talk through your feelings with friends, family, and other disgruntled Titans fans? I know I did. It was a rough night in Jacksonville for the Titans last Thursday, where they lost to a Gardner Minshew-led Jaguars team, 20-7. The defense gave up big plays early, the offense never got on…

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