Jason Howerton was the interim managing editor of TheBlaze.com. Before joining TheBlaze in mid-2012, he worked as a journalist in West Virginia covering the city's political scene in Morgantown and Clarksburg. His work has been featured in Drudge Report, Business Insider, the Associated Press and a number of other outlets. Howerton has a B.A. in mass communication/journalism from Texas State University. He lives in Dallas with his wife and dog. You can find him on Twitter: @jason_howerton.