The 4th year Public Address announcer, backup play by play broadcaster and radio host for the Arizona Cardinals hails from the San Francisco Bay Area, but has made stops in New York and Michigan before making his way to the Valley of the Sun.
Jon graduated from Syracuse University with a major in Broadcast Journalism in 1997. While at S.U. he served as the sports director of what is widely considered the top student-run radio station in the country and called the action of Syracuse football, basketball and lacrosse as well as minor league baseball for the Houston Astros Single-A affiliate in Auburn, NY.
After graduation, he was hired by Sportsradio 1130 The Fan in Detroit, where he served as an Anchor/Reporter/Host for six years. In addition to covering the Lions, Red Wings, Tigers and Michigan and Michigan State, Jon was a host of the Pistons pregame, halftime and postgame shows and handled the play by play duties for Oakland University basketball and Wayne State University football. In addition, he spent seven years as a co-host of a syndicated radio and TV show called “Michigan Golf Live.”
Along with working for the Cardinals and serving as a sideline reporter on Touchdown Radio’s national broadcasts of the College Football Game of the Week, Jon is currently the host of his own weekly sports radio show on Sports 620 KTAR in Phoenix the flagship station for the Cardinals, Suns, Diamondbacks and Arizona State University.
During the winter and spring Jon works for CBS Sports’ coverage of the PGA Tour at several stops throughout the year including The Masters & Pebble Beach, and serves as a golf analyst for Fox Sports.com and ABC 15 in Phoenix. He also handles voice over work and production for marketing and public relation firms both in Phoenix and Detroit.
Jon and his wife Jill moved to Scottsdale in November of 2003. They had their first baby, a little girl named Marlee in July of 2006.