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Caravan to Midnight
John B. Wells , 12:00am - 2:00am
John B. Wells About John B. Wells
Upon graduating from TCU with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts and an emphasis in theater, he took a part-time job at the legendary KZEW-FM/Dallas-Ft. Worth, where within less than a year, he moved into the afternoon drive slot and posted record ratings.

Soon after, Wells left to pursue a full-time career doing voiceovers. During that time, he voiced imaging promos for New York’s WCBS Newsradio 88, where he spent nearly 10 years, followed by WNEW-FM; Los Angeles’ KLOS-FM and KROQ-FM; Detroit’s WWJ-AM; Chicago’s WBBM-AM/TV; San Francisco’s KRON-TV; Dallas’ WFAA-TV, KRLD-AM and KZPS-FM; Houston’s KLOL-FM, KHOU-TV and KPRC-AM; Miami’s WBGG-FM; and the Armed Forces Radio Network.

Wells was heard for nearly a decade on BBC Radio 1 in London, along with HIT 95 in Berlin, Radio ADO in Paris, and many others around the world. In addition to serving as the announcer for CBS’ The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and the “World’s Leading Dance Event” Sensation in Amsterdam, Wells has lent his voice to Oliver Stone’s JFK and Talk Radio films and appeared in several other movies. He narrated all four seasons of Unsealed: Alien Files on History Channel, and numerous Department of Defense project productions. Wells has also recently voiced promos for Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch and Gold Rush. Actor, musician, writer, composer, martial artist, aviator and his most passionate focus…. broadcaster.

Michael Medved Show
Michael Medved, 2:00am - 5:00am
Michael Medved http://www.michaelmedved.com/about-michael-medved
Born in Philadelphia, Michael attended public schools in San Diego and Los Angeles before starting Yale at age 16 as a National Merit Scholar. He majored in American History and graduated with honors, before attending Yale Law School, where his classmates included Bill and Hillary Clinton.

After several years as a campaign speechwriter and political consultant, Michael wrote his first bestseller at age 26—WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE CLASS OF ’65?, a skeptical reconsideration of the “counterculture” of the 1960s that became a weekly TV series on NBC. Michael’s subsequent 12 books include THE SHADOW PRESIDENTS, hailed as the definitive history of White House chiefs of staff; HOLLYWOOD VS. AMERICA, a stinging indictment of the entertainment industry; and RIGHT TURNS, which tells the story of Michael’s transformation from “punk liberal activist to lovable conservative curmudgeon.” THE 10 BIG LIES ABOUT AMERICA (2008) and THE 5 BIG LIES ABOUT AMERICAN BUSINESS (2010), confront the most common smears against the United States and its free market system.

Medved’s most recent books, THE AMERICAN MIRACLE: DIVINE PROVIDENCE IN THE RISE OF THE REPUBLIC and GOD’S HAND ON AMERICA: DIVINE PROVIDENCE IN THE MODERN ERA, describe astonishing incidents in which luck, nature or some higher power seemed to intervene on behalf the United States. In the books, Michael argues that a “pattern of happy accidents” is still a pattern, and sides with the Founders in seeing America as “fortune’s favorite” and “destiny’s darling.”

Michael’s columns on politics and media appear frequently in USA Today, where he is a member of the Board of Contributors. His work as a film critic, based on short-lived experience as a Hollywood screen writer, featured positions at CNN (1980-84), Great Britain’s Channel 4 Network (1984), and PBS (1985-96) where he served as co-host of the popular weekly show Sneak Previews. He was also Chief Film Critic of the New York Post for five years before launching his daily radio show in 1996.

Michael has been married for 33 years to clinical psychologist Dr. Diane Medved, a bestselling author in her own right (THE CASE AGAINST DIVORCE). Diane’s latest book, DON’T DIVORCE: POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR SAVING AND REVITALIZING YOUR MARRIAGE, was released in March, 2017. They live in the Seattle area where they raised their three children.

The Conversation with Davi & Friends
The Conversation with Davi & Friends, 5:00am - 6:00am
Robert Davi About Robert Davi

Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist.

From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in “The Goonies” and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in “Licence to Kill” to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in” Die Hard” or Al Torres in “Showgirls” to most recently Leo Marks in “The Iceman ” Robert Davi is one of the film industry’s most recognized tough guys . He has also starred in the small screen in hit shows like Profiler, Stargate Atlantis, Criminal Minds and CSI . With over 140 film and TV credits he has frightened us , romanced us ,made us cry or split our seams laughing . He is also one of the top vocalists of our day in interpreting the Great American Songbook, thrilling audiences by playing top venues like the Venetian in Las Vegas where he headlines or for 10,000 people at the Harry Chapin Theater in East Meadow ,Long Island or the Orleans in Vegas where he gave 3 sellout shows with Don Rickles. His debut album Davi Sings Sinatra- On the Road to Romance produced by Phil Ramone shot to number 6 for more than several weeks on Billboard’s Jazz Charts.

America's 1st News with Matt Ray
America's First News with Matt Ray, 6:00am - 7:00am
Matt Ray https://mattraytalk.com.
Matt Ray is a 17-year News Talk veteran whose background in journalism and communications has made him an award winning News Anchor, News Director, Talk Host, Producer, and Programmer. Previous stints include Talk Radio Network, Portland, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. Matt is a proud father, enjoys traveling and (suffering through) long seasons with the New York Knicks.

Credibility is the word that defines Matt Ray and America’s 1st News’ team. His fact based, in-depth reporting is the reason major news-makers have chosen him as the anchor to announce breaking stories, candidacies, and newsworthy events. Driven by passion and guided by ethics, Matt Ray makes movers and shakers accountable. A news source a listener can respect.

Armstrong and Getty
Armstrong & Getty, 7:00am - 10:00am
Armstrong & Getty
News, politics, pop culture–plus the experiences of everyday life! That’s what’s on the menu, every weekday, on The Armstrong & Getty Show.

Jack Armstrong & Joe Getty
The hosts of The Armstrong & Getty Show dedicate every broadcast to the idea that you can be informed and involved — without being angry. 
After all, laughter is the best medicine during these complicated times.
Jack Armstrong is a midwestern boy at heart. He and his wife Laura have two young sons, as well as two dogs, two cats, a horse, innumerable goats and several more beasts roaming throughout their property. After the kiddos finally wind-down each night, Jack is known to consume a healthy amount of cable news talk programming while simultaneously ingesting news from across the web (and even from actual newspapers!!). 
Joe Getty grew up in Chicagoland where he met and married his wife Judy. After raising three kids, they’re now empty nesters who can often be found roaming various hillsides with their judgmental dog, Baxter. When he’s done preparing for the next broadcast, Joe sometimes plays guitar and records with his band “Joe Getty & The Dead Flowers”. 

The rest of the Armstrong & Getty Crew…
Rounding-out the rest of the A&G Crew: there’s Technical Director (and quip-master) MichaelAngelo. He’s responsible for keeping the show from sliding off-the- tracks every morning. 
Producer Positive Sean is known throughout the Twitter-verse for his love of cats! He’s most likely responsible when the show goes off-the-tracks.
Armstrong & Getty fans can also watch “that TV show of yours” (thanks Lara Logan), a.k.a. A&G videos via the YouTube channel.

And, Jack & Joe can be followed socially via both Facebook and Twitter
For more info, head back to our homepage, ArmstrongAndGetty.com

The Dana Show - New Logo
Dana Loesch, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Dana Loesch https://danaloesch.com/about/
Dana Loesch is the number one nationally-syndicated female talk radio host in the country and hosts her award-winning show, The Dana Show, from Dallas, Texas. Her original brand of young, entertaining conservatism has found a fast-growing multi-platform audience. As one of the leading talkers of the “next generation”, her funny and feisty personality has connected with talk listeners of all ages.

Dana is the author of three books, the national best-seller Hands Off My Gun: Defeating the Plot to Disarm America which turned the tide in the gun control debate, Flyover Nation: You Can’t Run a Country You’ve Never Been to, which predicted the coastal-flyover divide and sentiment that decided the 2016 election; and Grace Canceled detailing the country’s cancel culture and denial of redemption.
Dana appears regularly on television news and has provided election analysis/commentary for Fox, ABC, CNN and HBO. A Second Amendment advocate for well over a decade, Dana is one of the nation’s premier voices for gun rights, having represented gun owners on CNN’s infamous town hall on gun control in the wake of the Parkland tragedy.

A Christian, wife, mother, and dog lover, when Dana is not behind the mic, camera, or traveling around the country speaking on various issues, she enjoys playing video games, reading historical biographies, visiting her home gun range, baking, crochet and dark wave music.

The Tom Sullivan Show
Tom Sullivan, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tom Sullivan About Tom Sullivan
Tom started his broadcasting career in 1980 at KFBK radio in Sacramento, California, and has been the top-rated talk host in Sacramento since July 1988. He is a member of “TALKERS” Heavy Hundred and has been nominated by “Radio & Records” for News/Talk Personality of the Year. Tom got his first taste of network radio as a regular fill-in for the most listened to talk show in the world, The Rush Limbaugh Program, for a number of years.

Tom Sullivan is an expert in the Business world too. Tom Sullivan holds degrees in Business and Accounting. He attended Seattle University, the University of Washington and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Executive Program. He also has more than 37 years of experience as a founding member of an investment management firm in California. Tom was a reporter and anchor covering financial news for KCRA-TV in Sacramento as well.

In case you hadn’t guessed, Tom loves what he does… and is a passionate perfectionist. Before doing TV & Radio in Sacramento and filling in for Rush, he served as an EMT and deputy with the Washington State Highway Patrol.

Visit tomsullivan.com to contact Tom directly.

The Michael Berry Show
Michael Berry, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Michael Berry About Michael Berry
Michael Berry has drunk homemade moonshine from North Carolina with Robert Earl Keen, met two presidents with the same last name, been cussed at by Ron White in a tweet, been called the Czar of Talk Radio by a bunch of workin’ people who can skin a buck and run a trotline, crowd surfed at the House of Blues, has a word he created attributed to him in the Urban Dictionary, ran for mayor and was destroyed, was attacked by the media and survived, killed two hogs with his first two shots from a moving helicopter, been featured on “Good Morning America” as “tasteless” for comments about a mosque at the site of 9/11, been boycotted by LULAC and the New Black Panther Party, had legal threats from CAIR, and loves bacon.

His wife is smokin’ hot, doesn’t nag him, and professes undying love, while cooking him hot meals and letting him smoke cigars and drink brown water in the house.

His two boys, Michael T. and Crockett, have been called the most wonderful kids ever (by him), and they’re young enough to still think he’s cool and are willing to be seen in public with him.

Michael Berry has a beard you can hide a French car in and shows no signs of male pattern baldness. His testosterone levels are those of a 17-year-old, and his bad cholesterol level is no longer near-fatal (both due to modern medicine). But he has untreated acid reflux that affects his voice on occasion.

He’s also been named among the Top 25 Talk Hosts in America by NewsMax Magazine, and has been ranked with the country’s top 10 talk hosts by iHateTheMedia.com.

Bill O'Reilly - No Spin News
Bill O'Reilly, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trailblazing journalist and bestselling author Bill O’Reilly’s, “No Spin News” program brings a full hour of O’Reilly’s fair, smart, fact-based analysis, featuring his exclusive commentary, news, and notes on what is happening in the world.

Bill O’Reilly’s success in broadcasting and publishing is unmatched. The iconic anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” led the program to the status of the highest-rated cable news broadcast in the nation for 16 consecutive years. His website BillOReilly.com is followed by millions all over the world. “The O’Reilly Update” is heard on over 250 radio affiliates. In addition, he has authored an astonishing 15 number one ranked non-fiction books including the historical “Killing” series. Mr. O’Reilly currently has 17 million books in print. He has been a broadcaster for 45 years. He has been awarded three Emmy’s and a number of other journalism accolades. He was a national correspondent for CBS News and for ABC News as well as a reporter-anchor for WCBS-TV in New York City among other high-profile jobs. Mr. O’Reilly received two other Emmy nominations for the movies “Killing Kennedy” and “Killing Jesus.” He holds a history degree from Marist College, a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University, and another master’s degree from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Bill O’Reilly lives on Long Island where he was raised.

Eric Metaxas Show
Eric Metaxas, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eric Metaxas About Eric Metaxas
Eric Metaxas is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Fish Out of Water, Martin Luther, If You Can Keep It, Bonhoeffer, Miracles, Seven Women, Seven Men, and Amazing Grace. He has written more than thirty children’s books, including the bestsellers Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving and It’s Time to Sleep, My Love, illustrated by Nancy Tillman. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

He is the host of the Eric Metaxas Radio Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard in more than 120 cities around the U.S., featuring in-depth interviews with a wide variety of guests, such as Tony Hale, Joseph Fiennes, Adam McKay, Dick Cavett, David Gregory, Kirsten Powers, David Brooks, Peggy Noonan, Steve Forbes, Nia Vardalos, LeCrae, Abigail Disney, Marja Mills, Mary Karr, Jason Gay, Patricia Heaton, Paul Williams, and Alexandra Wentworth Stephanopoulos. Metaxas speaks to thousands around the U.S. and internationally each year. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC, an event attended by the President and First Lady, the Vice President, members of Congress, and other U.S. and world leaders. Previous keynote speakers have included Mother Theresa, Bono, and Tony Blair. That speech and Eric’s essay on the experience were put into a book, No Pressure, Mr. President: The Power of True Belief in a Time of Crisis.

Michael Medved Show
Michael Medved, 9:00pm - 12:00am
Michael Medved http://www.michaelmedved.com/about-michael-medved
Born in Philadelphia, Michael attended public schools in San Diego and Los Angeles before starting Yale at age 16 as a National Merit Scholar. He majored in American History and graduated with honors, before attending Yale Law School, where his classmates included Bill and Hillary Clinton.

After several years as a campaign speechwriter and political consultant, Michael wrote his first bestseller at age 26—WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE CLASS OF ’65?, a skeptical reconsideration of the “counterculture” of the 1960s that became a weekly TV series on NBC. Michael’s subsequent 12 books include THE SHADOW PRESIDENTS, hailed as the definitive history of White House chiefs of staff; HOLLYWOOD VS. AMERICA, a stinging indictment of the entertainment industry; and RIGHT TURNS, which tells the story of Michael’s transformation from “punk liberal activist to lovable conservative curmudgeon.” THE 10 BIG LIES ABOUT AMERICA (2008) and THE 5 BIG LIES ABOUT AMERICAN BUSINESS (2010), confront the most common smears against the United States and its free market system.

Medved’s most recent books, THE AMERICAN MIRACLE: DIVINE PROVIDENCE IN THE RISE OF THE REPUBLIC and GOD’S HAND ON AMERICA: DIVINE PROVIDENCE IN THE MODERN ERA, describe astonishing incidents in which luck, nature or some higher power seemed to intervene on behalf the United States. In the books, Michael argues that a “pattern of happy accidents” is still a pattern, and sides with the Founders in seeing America as “fortune’s favorite” and “destiny’s darling.”

Michael’s columns on politics and media appear frequently in USA Today, where he is a member of the Board of Contributors. His work as a film critic, based on short-lived experience as a Hollywood screen writer, featured positions at CNN (1980-84), Great Britain’s Channel 4 Network (1984), and PBS (1985-96) where he served as co-host of the popular weekly show Sneak Previews. He was also Chief Film Critic of the New York Post for five years before launching his daily radio show in 1996.

Michael has been married for 33 years to clinical psychologist Dr. Diane Medved, a bestselling author in her own right (THE CASE AGAINST DIVORCE). Diane’s latest book, DON’T DIVORCE: POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR SAVING AND REVITALIZING YOUR MARRIAGE, was released in March, 2017. They live in the Seattle area where they raised their three children.