Midway High Principal Scott Mason to Become Next Harriman City Manager

Harriman Council members voted unanimously, of the 5 out of 6 members present, to begin contractual talks with their choice for the new city manger during Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. Current Midway High School Principal Scott Mason, also a Harriman native, will sit down with Mayor Wayne Best in the next few days to accept the terms of the contract he will look over to make his decision. Mason, also the older brother of former Harriman Mayor Chris Mason and now current Roane County Trustee, is expected to take the job as Manager over the town he says he loves and was raised in. Harriman Mayor Wayne Best told us the city was looking for someone from the local area, with the credentials that Mason possess. Mason was selected out of a narrow field of about 4 candidates.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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