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Jason Ubay

Managing Editor, News

Jason Ubay is HPR's managing editor, where he works with the station's team of reporters and digital producers to create news content for broadcast and digital platforms. He brings more than 15 years of professional journalism experience in Honolulu to the role. He was most recently a producer on The Conversation.

He previously was managing editor of Hawaii Business magazine for five years, where he compiled lists and managed the brand's social media accounts. He later covered tourism and financial institutions at Pacific Business News. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and previously served on the board of the Asian American Journalists Association-Hawaiʻi chapter. He participated in AAJA's Executive Leadership Program in 2021.

Jason spent three years as a stay-at-home dad and has great respect for caregivers. He also won a pizza eating contest in 2010, played high school football with Matt Leinart and Colt Brennan, and drinks his coffee black.

Contact him at jubay@hawaiipublicradio.org.