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Jason Thom has been involved in basketball in Canada for almost two decades from the high school to professional level as a broadcaster, reporter and feature producer in his time working with every major television network in the Toronto area.

Starting at The Score Television Network in the early 2000’s, Thom helped push basketball coverage to the forefront of mainstream sports media working on NBA programming and Raptors coverage for the network. After spending time with Sportsnet and helping provide content for the 2016 NBA All Star Game, he went on to work with Canada Basketball and was the play-by-play voice for all of Team Canada’s and Team USA’s games at the FIBA Americas Championship in 2018.

Currently he is the Commissioner of Canada’s only national high school league, the National Preparatory Association, which is growing the game of basketball at the grassroots level in 13 different cities across Canada. He is also one of the broadcast voices for the Canadian Elite Basketball League, Canada’s newest professional basketball league which is entering its second season.

Thom is a native of Brampton, Ontario and currently lives in Toronto with his wife and young daughter.