Jason was raised in Prince George and graduated from Duchess Park secondary school. He obtained an English degree from Simon Fraser University and a Journalism certificate from Langara College. Jason has worked at The Citizen since 2002, mostly as a sports reporter. He still dabbles in sports but, last April, moved into the position of associate news editor.
In 2009, Jason won a Ma Murray Award in the sports writing category. His story, "The Courage to Coach," was voted as best of the year by the B.C. & Yukon Community Newspaper Association. Jason volunteers in a media relations capacity with The Canadian Cancer Society. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Prince George Sports Hall of Fame.