Jason is a native of West Virginia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bridgewater College in Virginia.
Jason also holds dual master’s degrees from West Virginia University in both
sociology/anthropology and higher education leadership. His respective
areas of concentration include social history of Appalachia and
educational psychology. In addition to his work, Jason is an
award-winning professional West Virginia storyteller, an amateur West
Virginia historian, and works to raise awareness for the local no-kill
cat shelter in Grafton, WV.