Jon is a sports reporter for the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel who covers high school and Colorado Mesa University sports. He also takes photos and writes an occasional column, doing whatever is needed on a day-to-day basis.
Mesa State College, bachelor’s degree (2000) in mass communications with triple emphasis in news/editorial, broadcasting and public relations.
Jon is a Colorado Springs native. He’s worked at several newspapers during his career, including the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, the Greeley Tribune and The News Review in Roseburg, Oregon. He was a truck driver when the economy was bad from 2009 until 2013 but freelanced for the Glenwood and Grand Junction papers during that time.
Jon is extremely, happily married to his wife, April. They have a daughter, Kahlan. His hobbies include skiing, hiking, running, photography, playing with their dogs and spending time with his family.
The Fruita Monument High school girls soccer team got a familiar result against Central despite the unfamiliar … more
Sami Feller’s first goal of the game against Steamboat Springs on Thursday is one she didn’t expect to … more
Masi Smith’s favorite kind of ice cream is pistachio. … more
The Central High School girls soccer team kept all 11 players near the goal box for much of Wednesday night’s … more
Trey Morrill’s third-inning pitching performance for Fruita Monument High School’s baseball team … more
Ashley Long was on the verge of quitting track and field alltogether. Now, the Western State redshirt sophomore and … more
Garrett Flaming was a football player who had never seen a shot put or discus prior to joining the Colorado Mesa … more
Memories of his second-place finish at the Class 4A state cross-country championships last fall motivate Ian Meek … more
The Central High School girls soccer team turned away every scoring opportunity Grand Junction had Friday night. … more
Adorning the walls of her Redlands home are pictures of places Donna Fullerton has visited. … more
Being aggressive hasn’t been a problem this season for the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team. … more
Tia Wright is pretty happy with how far she’s come since she hasn’t had long to come far. … more
Zaccre Kenward held back a bit when it came to explaining how good his performance in the long jump was at Saturday … more
Gracie Olkowski of Grand Junction High School and Masi Smith of Rifle were closer on the leader board than they … more
D’Angelo Foster admitted he could have had a cleaner race when he ran the 110-meter hurdles at the Maverick … more
The prospect of opportunities for area high school sports teams with the proposed arena/events center in downtown … more
Chris Stewart can remember in the late 1990s when the city of Loveland proposed an equestrian center not far off … more
The girls soccer team that raised eyebrows with its success in the Class 4A Western Slope League last season … more
Making the jump from being a doubles tennis player to a singles player has been scary enough for Grand Junction … more
Sam Bryant has been here before. … more