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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: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 3

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 3

JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 19, 2019) Whatever might be ailing you, all you have to remember and tell yourself is, “At least I’m not Jack Hoskins.” All the alcohol in the world doesn’t even appear to phase whatever various stab wounds the invisible man created in the back of his neck.” He’s in pain…

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans vs. Chiefs (AFC Championship)

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans vs. Chiefs (AFC Championship)

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 19, 2020) It was quite a ride, one that ended one stop short of Miami and the Super Bowl. Oh so close, but the future looks like it might be bright, even though there is work to be done in the offseason, especially in the front office. But, although…

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 2

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 2

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 19, 2020) So… Terry Maitland didn’t do it after all, I guess. I got that part right, but went a little too far with reading into things, which can happen in a series opener. The end of the first episode turned out to mean basically nothing at all, which…

AFC Championship Primer: Chiefs vs. Titans

AFC Championship Primer: Chiefs vs. Titans

Stop waiting for someone to come pinch you, Titans’s fans. This isn’t a dream. You’re Tennessee Titans are, in fact, in the AFC Championship. After an improbable blowout of the top-seeded Ravens, the Titans are now one win away from the Super Bowl. First, they’ll have to get past a Chiefs team that put up…

Titans at Chiefs: AFC Championship Game Day Info

Titans at Chiefs: AFC Championship Game Day Info

The Tennessee Titans (11-7) are headed to the AFC Championship to face the Kansas City Chiefs (13-4) at Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday. Kickoff is set for 2:05pm CST. The winner with represent the AFC in Super Bowl LIV in Miami, Florida. HOW TO WATCH: NETWORK: CBS Nashville Affiliate: WTVF NewsChannel 5 Play-by-Play: Jim Nantz Analyst:…

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 1

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 1

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 15, 2020) Sometimes, I’m not sure whether a series is going to find the right niche for a weekly cover, because as much as sometimes I WANT to cover something, the audience isn’t there for it, so I then just say something like, “Lodge 49 is such a good…

Outdoor Titans Party Planned for Lower Broadway

Outdoor Titans Party Planned for Lower Broadway

       Outdoor Titans Party Planned for Lower Broadway on Sunday to Watch AFC Championship Game Large Screens, Food Trucks, Live Music and More will be Part of Free Viewing Party   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Titans fans are invited to a free outdoor viewing party on Lower Broadway on Sunday to watch the team play…

Titans at Chiefs: AFC Championship Weekend Info

Titans at Chiefs: AFC Championship Weekend Info

The Tennessee Titans are headed to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs for the AFC Championship on Sunday, January 19th at 2:05pm CT. 104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 and 3HL will be broadcasting LIVE from Kansas City covering all of the playoff action. Be sure to tune in at 104.5 FM or stream online at…

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans vs. Ravens (AFC Divisional Playoff)

B6B: Big 6 Takeaways from Titans vs. Ravens (AFC Divisional Playoff)

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 11, 2019) At this stage, there’s not much that hasn’t been said that’s been proven either wrong or prophetic, but what we saw on Saturday night in Baltimore against the top seeded Ravens may well go down as one of the most improbable wins in the postseason in a…

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