Jim Masters is an award-winning national and regional recognized television and radio host, personality, broadcaster, correspondent, writer, producer, spokesperson, voice artist and marketing expert with a significant body of work in TV and Radio in major markets on-air, on-camera, on-stage and behind the scenes.
A familiar face on the PBS television network, Jim has hosted countless PBS specials regionally and nationally and interviewed a long list of notables, experts, artists and celebrities such as, Judy Collins, Jackie Evancho, John Tesh, Jim Brickman, Idina Menzel, Celtic Woman, Chris Botti and many more. He's hosted, reported for, associate produced and sold for successful lifestyle television shows on ABC and NBC affiliates in New England and since 1995 has generated millions of dollars in revenue for Clear Channel Media & Entertainment as host/executive producer, marketing and sales director of a popular, long-running, highly rated consumer/talk/shopping show. Jim's solid and noted experience also includes news reporting for television stations in New York and Connecticut, emceeing countless stage performances, appearing in numerous TV commercials, including, Mrs. Butterworth's Syrup, Maine State Lottery, Mohegan Sun Casino, Toyota, Reebok and many more.
He's hosted a wealth of infomercials, corporate videos and has voiced countless commercials and industrials. Jim's successful media background also includes feature writer/reporting for a weekly newspaper in Connecticut and copywriting.Winner for the American Cancer Society's 'Media Award of Excellence", Jim is has come to the aid of a roster of revered charities including, The Arthritis Foundation, The American Cancer Society, Animal Haven, Vista Vocational, The Joshua French Memorial Foundation, Connecticut Food Bank, Drug Free America, Chabad, Goodwill, United Way, Children In Placement, Columbus House, and various Chamber of Commerce organizations, just to name a few. At Close-Up TV News clients have described Jim as credible, knowledgeable, engaging, passionate, informed, dedicated, warm, approachable, quick-witted, articulate and genuinely interested in their message.. Here at Close-Up, we're glad Jim Masters is a part of our team.