Jason has extensive experience in media relations, crisis communications, public affairs, public policy, pr, government affairs, law and the media. He is a Senior Advisor at Parris Communications and the Principal and Founder of JGrill Media. Jason has consulted numerous startups, corporations, foundations, associations, c-suite executives and government entities.
Jason is a local and national contributor, radio host and television commentator. He has been featured in the Huffington Post, Inc., Yahoo, Time, Forbes, Politico, Mashable, FOX Business and Success Magazine. He has appeared on Wall Street Journal Radio and the Mitch Albom Show. Jason is a political analyst on WDAF FOX 4 and a panelist on Ruckus on KCPT PBS. Jason is the host of the Grill Nation Show on KMBZ 980AM (Entercom) and is a guest co-host on KMBZ 98.1FM. He also has appeared on the NBC and CBS affiliates in KC. Jason is a licensed attorney in Missouri and Kansas and is the Co-Founder of School of Sock (Formally 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 has served as an advance and logistics site lead for Presidential, Vice Presidential and Principal Visits. He is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and the Socrates Program at the Aspen Institute.
Jason earned a JD and Advanced Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri School of Law. 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 and spent a semester at Loyola of Chicago Rome Center in Rome, Italy.
Jason Grill is an avid fan of the KC Royals, KC Chiefs, Missouri Tigers and Saint Louis Billikens. He also roots for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Sporting KC and Liverpool FC. He is a runner and has competed in the St. George, UT and Los Angeles, CA marathons and hopes to run many more. He enjoys playing golf at home and around the country, especially in the mountains where his ball flies further. His favorite two courses are Pebble Beach and Wasatch Mountain. Jason is an ardent political junkie and enjoys spending time with his Jack Russell Terrier, Ralphie.