John Mason was born in Cleveland, Ohio where he first started his radio career, but has been doing radio here in Detroit for thirty-plus years and now calls The D his home. He goes by “Mason” on-air and is also the public address announcer for all Detroit Pistons home games! He has become nationally recognized for his public address at Detroit Pistons home games and was selected in 2007 for the NBA All-Star game held in Las Vegas, Nevada. He also was the first ever arena announcer to be selected to an All-Star game.
He has hosted morning shows with WJLB 97.9, Kiss 105.9, and WGPR 107.5. Mason’s show is different in variety versus other radio shows. He protrudes a different spin on famous music artist’s careers providing an intriguing story and talks about beneficial information to the Detroit community from politics to sports. He has made a mark and established a reputation in the city for his charitable contributions and direct involvement with his listening audience. Mason has also won a local television Emmy Award for a video music show on the NBC local affiliate WDIV Local 4, Detroit! You can now catch him weekdays from 10am-3pm on Kiss Fm Detroit!