Jerry Mason

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Jerry Mason Jr

P.O.Bx 16433

Jackson Ms 39211


Mason Media Services

My Network


The Boogie Report Music Reporters 800 + members

Web Site has recieved over a million visitors


Internet Radio



Married to to Queenie I. Mason


University of Alabama Continuing Education Certificate in Bail Bond Practices 1998

Culinary Arts: Carver State Technical College Mobile Alabama 1990

Radio-Television Broadcasting: Professional Academy of Broadcasting, Knoxville Tennessee 1970.

Two years study in preparation for degree in Journalism; University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1968.


Board Of Directors The Blues Foundation

Publicity Chairman Central Mississippi Blues Society

Advisory Board of the Jus Blues Foundation

National Membership Chairman Of The Jackson Music Awards Association

Co Founder of The Young Black Programmers Coalition

Life Member Disabled American Veterans

Information officer Solomon D. Loche American Legion Post 501

Employment History


Owner/CEO Mason Media Services

Responsible for the day to day operation of Mason Broadcast Media Service Company which operates

three Internet radio stations , and

Mason also produces the original Soul Blues syndicated infotainment program the Southern Soul Top 20 Countdown which is streamed world wide

Responsible for operation and maintenance Of The Boogie Report Web Portal which is an Internet web site

geared toward the promotion and perpetuation of soul blues music.

Responsible for publishing The Boogie Report which is a music industry weekly newsletter with a circulation nearing 10,000 respondents.

Responsible for the day to day operation of concert services a division of Mason Media Services , which consults and supervises merchandising for soul blues performing artist.

Responsible for Day to day operation of The Consultancy which is a division Mason Media Services

that consults artist and companies in the use of digital media in marketing and promotion.


Road Manager/Joe Poonanny The Blues Comedian

Responsible for planning and implementation of tour logistics,securing performance dates ,scheduling all of the rehearsals, recordings, shows & Interviews,as well as being responsible for finding available rehearsal space,lodging transportation for comedic blues artist and 10 piece band. responsible for paying band and expenses.responsible for hiring and supervision of merchandising staff .

December of 1999 till May 2000 Wilson Broadcasting Dothan Alabama Operations/Program Director

Developed Blues Format Trained Staff developed sales and on air promotions .

Produced and performed five hour daily radio program.

1999 Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft Pierce Florida Asst. Steward

Assisted ships Steward in ordering inventory and preparation of meals aboard

RV Seward Johnson during research cruise through the Caribbean, North Atlantic

with port stops in Belem Brazil and Bridgetown Barbados

1998- Freedom Bonding Dothan Alabama Bail Bond Agent

Acted on the behalf of agency as an agent securing release from incarceration

clients of Agency worked Municipal and District Courts.

Experienced in fugitive recoveries as well as skip tracing.

1997- Owner/Operator Abbeville Natural Foods Abbeville Alabama

Responsible day to day operation including;management,marketing,sales and

purchasing for home based mail order dietary supplement business .

1995-1997 Woods Communications WTVY / WQLS Dothan Alabama-Staff Announcer

Hired as fill in announcer after 8 Months promoted to full time assigned the overnight shift.

With the purchase of WQLS FM assigned the 7 to midnight shift on WQLS FM air shift rated

#1 in all demos fall 1996 Arbitron.

1990-1995 Hendry Corporation Tampa, Florida -Lead Cook

Prepares meal for maritime construction crew on Dredge Barges and Tow Boats on inland

waterways and the Gulf of Mexico .

1989-1990 KIPR FM Little Rock Arkansas-Account Executive

Developed and serviced account list consisting of local retail accounts as well as some

agency accounts.

1986-1989 KZOU/KOKY Little Rock Arkansas

Account Executive

Developed and serviced account list consisting of local retail accounts.

1985-1986 Dunn Broadcasting KWTD Little Rock Arkansas-Sales Manager

Hired, Trained Directed and Motivated Sales Team. Aggressively led team through numerous

lucrative campaigns.

1983-1986 D. Rivers Broadcasting Memphis Tennessee-Program Director Planned and oversaw all on-air programming and production. Met with programming and sales staff to brainstorm, planned and executed marketing, promotions and image campaigns. Evaluated programming available from distributors, syndicates, and independent producers to recommend acquisitions for broadcast. Prepared and performed four hour on-air shift"mornings", remotes and appearances as required. Developed and coached on-air staff by performing air checks. Auditioned and hired talent. Monitored and evaluated music selected on the station. Scheduled staff for on-air shifts, remotes, and appearances. Prepared budget for programming department.

Revitalized station formatics,developed and instituted quality control systems led team effort to bring station from #12 overall to #4.

Ancient Employment History

1966 KCAT/Pine Bluff Arkansas, Staff Announcer

1967 KARN/Arkansas Radio Network Little Rock Arkansas-Reporter/Anchor

1969 KALO AM Little Rock Arkansas News Director

1970 WJBE AM Knoxville Tennessee Staff Announcer while Attending Broadcasting School

1972 WAIL, Jackson , Alabama Staff Announcer

1974 WNOO AM Chattanooga Tennessee Staff Announcer

1976 WBIL AM Tuskegee Alabama Program Director

1978 WJBE AM Knoxville Tennessee Program Director

1979 WKXI AM Jackson Mississippi Music Director

1981 KYDE AM Pine Bluff Arkansas/WXLE FM Abbeville Alabama KEZM AM

Sulphur/Lake Charles Louisiana Management Consultant