Jason Grill is a former two-term member of the Missouri House of Representatives, attorney, national political and business contributor/analyst (television, radio, writing), entrepreneur, radio host, and owner of JGrill Media. At JGrill Media, Jason consults on public affairs strategies & relations, media relations, and government relations & affairs. Jason is a practicing attorney in Missouri and Kansas. He currently writes for The Huffington Post, and has been featured in Inc., Yahoo, Politico, Mashable, Fox Business and Success Magazine. He has appeared on Wall Street Journal Radio and the Mitch Albom Show. Jason Grill is a political analyst for WDAF Fox 4, and host of the Entrepreneur KC Show on the KMBZ Business Channel. Jason cohosted the Fantasy Football Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Jason sits on many advisory boards of technology and innovation companies and serves as a mentor to various accelerators. Jason is the Co-Founder of Sock 101.
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Jason has extensive experience in media relations, public affairs, pr, government affairs, law and the media. He is the principal and founder of JGrill Media. A Kansas City based, national consulting firm that specializes in media relations, public affairs, government relations, relationship building and strategic partnership development. Jason has worked with and consulted with numerous startups, entrepreneurs, businesses, foundations, non-profits, associations, marketing and digital agencies, c-suite executives, government entities and technology companies. Jason is a local and national writer/contributor, radio host and television analyst/commentator. He has been featured in the Huffington Post, Inc., Yahoo, Politico, Mashable, Fox Business and Success Magazine. He has appeared on Wall Street Journal Radio and the Mitch Albom Show. Jason is a practicing attorney and a published national co-author of a best selling book. He is the Co-Founder of Sock 101.
Jason is a former two-term member of the Missouri House of Representatives, where he passed historic legislation to help families of children with autism access life changing therapies and treatments. He passed meaningful legislation during both Governor Matt Blunt (R) and Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) administrations.
Jason has worked in the White House for a senior advisor to Former VP Al Gore and an advisor to Former President Bill Clinton, as well as at the CNN Washington DC bureau with a senior political correspondent.
Jason earned a JD and Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri. He earned a BS in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, majoring in economics and minoring in political science from Saint Louis University. Jason also studied at Loyola of Chicago Rome Center in Rome, Italy.
For his work, Jason has been recognized and received awards such as:
-Kansas City Top Company Award - JGrill Media - KC Business Magazine - July 2014
-Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) - Member - "YEC Is America's Most Elite Entrepreneur Organization" - Forbes - March 2014
-Fountain Award - Public Relations - JGrill Media - Business Marketing Association - March 2014
-Top 10 National Consultants - BusinessInterviews.com - August 2013
-100 People You Need to Know in Missouri - The Missouri Times - August 2013
-KC Man of Year 2011 – KC Connections – Raised $3,000 for Autism Speaks – April 2011
-Distinguished Recent Graduate Award – University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law – September 2010
-Rising Star – KC Business Magazine – February 2010 issue – “The Future of Kansas City Business Lies in the Hands of Jason Grill”
-Voted KC’s “Best Local Politician” and featured in the September 2008 issue of KC Magazine
-Named 1 of 40 Up and Coming Lawyers in Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in July 2008
-Advocacy Award - Autism Society of America (2010)/Advocacy Award - Autism Speaks (2011)
-Family of the Year-St. Therese Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council #7199 (2005)
Jason is an avid Missouri Tigers, Sporting KC, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs, Liverpool, and fantasy sports fan. Jason hopes to one day go to a World Cup, run a marathon, travel as much as possible, work on his golf game, and hopefully see one of his beloved teams win a championship in person.