The Michigan native earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and finance from Michigan State University. After graduating, he reported for WLAJ-TV (ABC) in Lansing, Michigan.
He spent much of his college years in a DJ booth for MSU's student radio station; he was named Top College DJ by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.
Jon lives in New Bern and enjoys spending time near the water, reading, and college sports.
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