Jason Om, Class of 1998

Multi-award winning ABC journalist and Class of 1998 past student Jason Om understands not only the role of storytelling at the highest level, but also the art of listening and empathy that goes with the skill of a quality journalist.

With a directed, unwavering commitment to his cause of informing the public, Jason shares insight into his high school years – a difficult time in his life during which he lost his mother. He speaks candidly about his desire to get to know his culture and the woman “he didn’t get the chance to know”.

In 2018, Jason is one of ten accomplished individuals who ran for the next five-year term on the ABC Board. In an open and honest interview, Jason shares how journalism became his passion, and how his multi-faith, multi-ethnic background contributes to how he understands the world around him and where he is today.

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