Hosts & Emcees

Our hosts have been hand selected and all have arena experience. This means you will get the best
What to Expect
Each of our hosts have been hand selected to bring you the most talented people in the country. In fact, all of our hosts have arena experience from the San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx. Our hosts rock the mic in front of thousands of people with a fun, dynamic, and positive style that draws crowds in. However, we don’t stop at talent because talent alone is not enough. At the heart of our team of professional emcees is a genuine passion and love for people. On and off the mic our hosts take time to connect with their audiences.

Meet The Talent

Our talent has multiple years of experience for a variety of events. We are a diverse group that can cater to any audience. Learn about our talent via each of their bio descriptions.

Chuck is the In-Arena host for the San Antonio Spurs, In addition to working with the Spurs he  has emceed for the San Antonio New Year’s Eve downtown celebration, United Way, Red Cross, San Antonio Zoo, and city pageants and talent shows. He has also mesmerized crowds at SeaWorld live animal shows and emceed for corporations such as Valero, UT Health, Texas Travel Industry Association, and the Associated Builders and Contractors.

Chuck’s engaging personality and emcee skills are perfect for adding, providing energy, keeping the agenda on track, and creating an enjoyable event for participants.

Katie Andres has been an In-Arena host for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx since 2013. Not to mention, she has hosted for the NCHC Frozen Faceoff tournament, Summer X Games, and Super Bowl 52 with Verizon Wireless.

When not hosting Katie considers herself an aspiring world traveler and recovering shoe addict. She loves anything that involves music, food, and fishing. Her french bulldogs think she’s a pretty good human being too.

Brian Lansing

 Starting off as an Emcee/DJ for Holland America Cruise Lines Brian now has over a decade of professional hosting experience. Including working with top brands such as the Minnesota Vikings, Timberwolves, Under Armour, X Games, St Jude, Fox 9, Special Olympics and Mall of America, to name a few. His high energy, positive and fun style  is guaranteed to connect with any audience. Driven by his passion for people his number one goal on stage is to make sure the audience is having fun.  “If they walk away smiling, then I did my job.” says Brian. 

When he doesn’t have a mic in his hand he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Stephanie and son Nikolai, working out, watching movies, and listening to music. He’s also a huge fan of The Rock and has a dream of one day being able to meet him in person. 

Jason Hudoba
Since 2014 Jason Hudboa has been an In-Arena host for the Minnesota Lynx. His upbeat, positive, and funny style keeps fans engaged during timeouts. In addition to hosting for the Lynx Jason has emceed for hundreds of benefit and charity events.
Grant Jones
If Grant Jones had one word to describe his whole life it would be entertaining. Currently he gets the party started at ISU basketball games as their energetic emcee. Whether he is hyping up a crowd at sporting events, making people laugh or running a game at a special event his passion for entertaining is evident. For Grant it’s all about the connection. This drives him to want to bring out the best in himself and audiences.