Jason Scott

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Location
West Virginia
School
Full Sail University
West Virginia University
Expertise
Movies, TV
  • Jason has extensive knowledge of horror films, as evidenced with a 40-year retrospective he created around the Halloween franchise.
  • Jason brings a fresh perspective to their work, often through the lens of the LGBTQ+ community. Their piece "Cat People: Society's Tethering of Queer Sexuality & Identity" for Bloody Disgusting is a prime showcase of their style and depth of understanding.
  • Jason has an extensive background in music reporting, from covering major events to interviewing musicians, as well as expertise in telling stories and reframing conversations of deep thematic material by analyzing a film's structure, plot, and historical context.

Experience

Jason has worked as a writer for a little over a decade. Their career first began as a music writer with the now-defunct Examiner.com before transitioning to the editorial arm of AXS.com. Meanwhile, they picked up bylines in country music blog Nashville Gab and BlogCritics. In time, they eventually swam to bigger waters and became a pop writer for Popdust and landed features in Billboard magazine, PopCrush, Paste Magazine, Grammy.com, Holler, and American Songwriter. Later, in 2018, they started writing extensively about horror films, going on to write for Bloody Disgusting, Certified Forgotten, and Dread Central.

Education

Jason as a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from West Virginia University and a Master of Science in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University.
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