A St. Paul, MN native and life-long Minnesota Timberwolves fan, Jon is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Jon became a season ticket member in the 2009-2010 season and joined the Timberwolves organization in the 2014-15 season.

When he is not hosting on game nights Jon enjoys binge watching his favorite TV shows and movies, eating blue corn tortilla chips, playing with his son and traveling whenever possible, but always loves coming back home to the Twin Cities. His ultimate goal is to host at the NBA Finals at Target Center

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Katie graduated from the University of Minnesota and joined the Timberwolves organization as an in-arena host during the 2013-2014 Season. She may be in her 4th season on the mic, but has been watching from the stands since she was 6. Katie is a familiar face around the Target Center as a host with the Minnesota Lynx and the NCHC Frozen Faceoff.

Off the court, a few of Katie's interests include traveling, fishing, spending time with her French Bulldogs and of course...getting to know our Timberwolves fans!

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Shawn Parker

Shawn Parker is entering his first season as the Public Address Announcer for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Washington, D.C. native has an extensive sports background, certified by the National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA). Shawn was previously the public address announcer at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and for the Women’s Football Alliance’s three-time National Champion D.C. Divas. He has also been the hockey voice of the 2015 World Police and Fire Games and the 2016 USA Hockey High School National Championships. Shawn has also stepped in to the ring as a boxing ring announcer where he has called bouts for several D.C.-based champions including world light middleweight champion, Jarrett "Swift" Hurd.

Shawn is an avid WWE fan, a lover of all things TV and movies, and cannot wait to meet the greatest fans in the NBA, the fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves.


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