Jesse Thorn

As the proprietor of, Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of Bullseye and Jordan, Jesse, Go!, and the co-host and producer of Judge John Hodgman. He founded The Sound of Young America in 2000, while a student at the UC Santa Cruz. In 2007, the show was picked up for distribution by PRI, making Thorn the youngest national host in public radio history. The show became Bullseye in 2012.


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