Jason R. James
As a Vice President at Patrick Communications, Jason is both a senior industry analyst and media broker. Prior to his employment at Patrick Communications, Jason worked as a disc jockey, reporter, producer, and director over a five year period with Michigan State University, WHZZ-FM in Lansing, and Clear Channel in Ann Arbor. Jason is a 2005 John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation Internship recipient and a 2009 graduate of the National Association of Broadcasters Education Association’s Broadcast Leadership Training Program; a ten month course in Washington, D.C. designed to teach broadcast ownership and transactional skill to aspiring owners, as well as increase minority and women ownership in the broadcasting industry. Jason has his Masters of the Arts in Telecommunications Research and Design as well as his Bachelors of the Arts in Telecommunications from Michigan State University. Jason was selected as the 2011 recipient of the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences Rising Star Alumni Award.