Jon joins KKTV with an acclaimed multimedia career, a passion for sports and a zeal for living life to the fullest. He comes to The Springs from Jackson, Miss. where he started as a television sports reporter at FOX 40 News, hosted a daily talk show on the ESPN Radio affiliate, wrote articles and columns for the Jackson Free Press, and was a studio host, announcer and sideline reporter for the NFHS Network.
In 2016, Jon and his filmmaker brother Henry Wiener formed Bash Brothers Media, where they have produced regionally televised documentaries, online shows, short films and special features. Can you guess the true origin of the Bash Brothers name?
Don’t be fooled by the sports background! Jon is an avid news buff, reader, historian, and community activist. He is excited about the opportunity to expand his career to covering news full-time. Jon is serious about his studies. He earned a B.A. in English from Trinity University in San Antonio, Tx. and an M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. He hopes to one day teach high school English and coach baseball.
When Jon isn’t hard at work, you can find him on the golf course, cheering on the New Orleans Saints and Mississippi State Bulldogs, or seeking the world’s greatest meal. Give him a shout, a welcome, any breaking news and golf tips at email@example.com.