Jason has been President of the Franklin Center since its inception in 2009. An expert in nonprofit journalism, Jason works to promote social welfare and civil betterment by leading initiatives that advance investigative journalism. Prior to joining Franklin Center, he was a Regional Field Director for the Sam Adams Alliance, where he worked with state groups and associations committed to promoting free market policies.
A native of South Dakota, Jason holds a B.A. in Foreign Service and Slavic Studies from Baylor University, with a minor in economics. He is a North Dakota resident.