Jon Grayson began his career in talk radio while still in college. In just three years he had already hosted sports, politics, and general interest talk shows and served as the executive producer and on-air co-host of a top-rated weekly comedy broadcast on WFLA-AM in Tampa, FL. Jon honed his style through his early 20’sand landed the evening talk show host position at WWTN-FM in Nashville, TN at age 27. The show went quickly to #1 and Jon enjoyed three years at the top of Nashville radio.
In 2000 Jon moved to heritage KMOX-AM in St. Louis, MO where he hosted the overnight program for five years. During that time Jon also served as Science Editor, hosted the “KMOX Evening Special” and, following the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, hosted a new program documenting the lead-up to the war in Iraq.
In 2006 Jon was invited by the U.S. Department of Defense to tour the war zone in Iraq. For ten days Jon interviewed soldiers, civilians, Iraqi police, and politicians. He heard gun and mortar fire and saw the aftermath of roadside bombs, and even dipped his feet in what used to be Saddam Hussein’s pool. Jon remains grateful for the opportunity and is forever indebted to the military and civilian security teams who kept him safe and allowed him to bring the story home.