Josh Jackson began his radio career at WWOZ in New Orleans, worked as a production assistant at American Routes, and moved to New York to become the associate producer of Jazz From Lincoln Center with Ed Bradley. Josh joined the WVTF team in October 2014 as the station’s Program Director and Content Manager. He is also the host of Last Quarter – Sunday nights on WVTF.
He was formerly the Vice President of Content at WBGO, the nation’s most important public media jazz outlet. Josh was the founding producer of the multi-platform concert series Live at the Village Vanguard and The Checkout: Live, a live performance extension of the hourly music magazine he created, The Checkout. His efforts in multimedia production led to the creation of Jazz Night in America.
Josh Jackson is a two-time recipient of the Willis Conover-Marian McPartland Award for Broadcasting. He lives on a mountain in Roanoke, Virginia.