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Jason White

Jason White

Jason is an award-winning reporter on 1310 NEWS, covering the latest news from Ottawa and around the world.

The first sign Jason was destined for a career in broadcasting came when he was three, and would pretend to be a weatherman in front of a wall in his family's dining room. Today, Jason has worked in news for more than 15 years in a career that has taken him from a small community TV station to radio in the nation's capital, with several stops in between.

After graduating from the Seneca College Broadcast Journalism program, Jason's career took him to Rogers all-news and news-talk stations in Toronto, Halifax and now Ottawa. He's anchored overnight news, has been a traffic reporter, reported live from the middle of a hurricane, and covered election campaigns and a provincial legislature.

When he's not chasing a story, Jason can usually be found in a museum, out in search of one of the capital's hidden gems, or trapped on the couch underneath his two cats.

Recent Work by Jason

New details on why SNC Lavalin failed Trillium Line technical requirements

New details on why SNC Lavalin failed Trillium Line technical requirements

The SNC Lavalin bid won the competition despite not appearing to understand that the line runs diesel trains, not electric ones.
Almost, but not quite: RTM fails to deliver full complement of O-Trains this morning

Almost, but not quite: RTM fails to deliver full complement of O-Trains this morning

The city said RTM had pledged to launch a full complement of 13 trains, for the first time this week.
Transit riders group calling for better bus service alongside O-Train

Transit riders group calling for better bus service alongside O-Train

A board member of the Ottawa Transit Riders group argues that more routes should extend into the downtown area, instead of dropping passengers off at either Tunney's Pasture or Blair.
One dead, two critically injured after Buckingham head-on crash

One dead, two critically injured after Buckingham head-on crash

The Sûreté du Québec said a westbound vehicle drifted into the eastbound lane of the highway, around 7 a.m., Wednesday.
Supplemental buses roll again as O-Train shortage continues

Supplemental buses roll again as O-Train shortage continues

Rideau Transit Maintenance has only provided 11 trains, not the 13 required for full morning service.
'They're not perfectly round:' O-Train wheels to blame for train shortage

'They're not perfectly round:' O-Train wheels to blame for train shortage

The chair of the city's transit commission said that Rideau Transit Maintenance, the company that maintains the light rail line for the city, has not provided an explanation for why the train's wheels are no longer round.
OC Transpo rolls out non-stop downtown buses to deal with train shortage

OC Transpo rolls out non-stop downtown buses to deal with train shortage

Non-stop buses will leave Tunney's Pasture and Hurdman stations, heading downtown to drop passengers off on Albert and Slater streets, between 7:30 and 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
Greely t-bone collision injures one

Greely t-bone collision injures one

Paramedics transported the woman to hospital with minor injuries.
O-Train service restored after overhead wire broke

O-Train service restored after overhead wire broke

A train snagged the wire at the entrance to the tunnel near St-Laurent Station, Thursday morning, transit officials said.
Edibles have police warning of potency, impairment

Edibles have police warning of potency, impairment

An edible has to first go through your digestive system, meaning a delay between consumption and feeling its effects.
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