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WCCO's Jason DeRusha to emcee Charity Ball

Jason DeRusha will emcee the Brainerd Family YMCA's 19th annual Charity Ball at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. DeRusha co-anchors WCCO 4 News This Morning with Jamie Yuccas on weekdays. He's covered Interstate 35W bridge collapse, flash flooding, to...

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Jason DeRusha will emcee the Brainerd Family YMCA’s 19th annual Charity Ball at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. (WCCO)

Jason DeRusha will emcee the Brainerd Family YMCA's 19th annual Charity Ball at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa.

DeRusha co-anchors WCCO 4 News This Morning with Jamie Yuccas on weekdays.

He's covered Interstate 35W bridge collapse, flash flooding, tornadoes and school shootings.

DeRusha has been nominated for 15 regional Emmy Awards and he's earned five Emmy Awards. He's won Regional Emmys for anchoring coverage of the 2010 blizzard, Online Personality (twice), Health Reporting and On-Going Feature Series. The Minnesota Jaycees

named him one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans and Minneapolis proclaimed Sept. 21 as "Jason DeRusha Day."

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DeRusha graduated from the University Honors Program at Marquette University with political science and broadcast communication degrees, magna cum laude. Marquette University named him the Young Alumnus of the Year in 2012.

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