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January 24, 1975|
Des Plaines, Illinois
|Occupation||Reporter and Anchoman|
Jason DeRusha (born January 24, 1975) is an American television journalist. He anchors the Sunday night 10pm newscast at WCCO-TV as well as serving as the reporter / producer for the "Good Question" segment.
DeRusha has been nominated for a Regional Emmy award 15 times, he has won on 4 occasions. In 2004 he won a Regional Emmy for his series called "Jason's Talking About." In 2007 and 2009 he won for Online Personality. In 2009 he also won for a Good Question segment on health.
He is an active member of several online and social networking communities, including one of the earliest communities in Minneapolis, MNspeak. He's a predominant figure in Minneapolis on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. He is also very active in the community making several appearance in public every month.
- Justin,Neal (September 8, 2011). "Jason DeRusha gets new duties". Minneapolis Star Tribune. http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/blogs/129470313.html.
- "Jason DeRusha LinkedIn". http://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonderusha.
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- "Query for nominations and wins by Jason DeRusha". Emmy's Midwest Chapter. http://midwestemmys.org/?x=0&y=0&s=Jason+DeRusha.
- "2004 Upper Midwest Emmy Recipients". Emmy's Midwest Chapter. http://midwestemmys.org/20040301/2004-emmy-awards/.
- "2007 Upper Midwest Emmy Recipients". Emmy's Midwest Chapter. http://midwestemmys.org/20070301/2007-regional-emmy-awards-winners/.
- "2009 Upper Midwest Emmy Recipients". Emmy's Midwest Chapter. http://midwestemmys.org/20100122/emmy-night-2009-2/.
- Hanson, Arik. "Top 20 Minnesota Social Media Innovators". http://www.arikhanson.com/2009/07/30/top-20-minnesota-social-media-innovators.
- Hoffman, Kevin. "City Pages: Best Online Personality 2009". http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2009/04/jason_derusha_w.php.
- Staff Writer. "City Pages: Best Tweeter 2010". http://www.citypages.com/bestof/2010/award/best-tweeter-1378758/.
- Hoffman, Kevin (September 16, 2009). "DeRusha Day is actually going to happen". http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2009/09/derusha_day_is.php.
- Jason DeRusha Day Proclamation
- Marsh, Steve (July 2010). "Who is Jason DeRusha and why is he suddenly everywhere?". http://www.mspmag.com/features/features/175841.asp.