Jason Pugh reports for News4’s award-winning sports department.
Jason’s journalism career began while he was studying Mass Communications at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. He concentrated his studies in television and newspaper writing and was heavily involved in the campus radio station.
Jason parlayed his radio experience into a job with ESPN 760, a sports radio station in Florida that gave him his first on-air break in 2007. He began anchoring sports on television a few years later, hosting his radio sports talk show during the day then anchoring evening sports for WPTV in West Palm Beach in the evenings. At WPTV, Jason was the anchor, producer, editor and photographer for the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. sportscasts. In 2011, he also began anchoring sports for WFLX, the FOX station there as well.
Throughout his career, Jason has been involved in covering high school and college sports. He covered high school football for the Florida High School Athletic Association Radio Network and served as the color commentator for the Florida Atlantic University football radio broadcast on ESPN 760. He also wrote for the Palm Beach Post for five years.
Jason is a native of Jacksonville.