- "This radio station could disappear, the voice of unprofitable radio could be silenced. One day, you wake up, roll over, and she's gone. You go into the kitchen, there's a note sprawl, the sound of a taxi leaving in the distance, a thunderstorm rolls in, it's a metaphor for my haircut, or this pledge drive."
- — Jonathan Freeloader hosting VCPR in 1986
Jonathan Freeloader is co-host of VCPR, alongside Michelle Montanius, from at least 1984 and until at least 1986. He has a disliking of Maurice Chavez. Jonathan's house appears in both GTA Vice City and GTA Vice City Stories. It is the East most house on Starfish Island and is mentioned by Freeloader on VCPR. In GTA Vice City his house is seen with radio antennas in front of it (indicating a possible radio station headquarters) and a Cheetah in the front. In GTA Vice City Stories the house has no antennas and a PCJ-600 spawns in front of it.
Before hosting VCPR, Jonathan worked on various networks, such as a news reporter on Channel 4 News.
Jonathan Freeloader is voiced by Patrick Olsen in both appearances.
- Jonathan's last name is slang for someone who tends to mooch off of others as a means of income.