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Brandon Tatum Recalls Interacting with Fans in Arizona, D.C.

Salem radio host Brandon Tatum Wednesday shared several stories about interactions with fans from a recent trip he took from Arizona to Washington D.C.

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Salem radio host Brandon Tatum Wednesday shared several stories about interactions with fans from a recent trip he took from Arizona to Washington D.C. 

The “Officer Tatum Show” host talked about the impact of those encounters which included a selfie in the cockpit with one of the pilots on his flight. 

“Just to give you an example of how some people react when they run into me at the airport. I came from D.C. and I’m going through the security line and the TSA lady says oh my god, Officer Tatum.” 

Tatum was a seven-year veteran of the Tucson Police Department before he began his career in media. He co-founded Blexit with Candace Owens. 

Tatum admitted that the TSA officer’s response surprised him.  

“While I was on the airplane in Charlotte traveling to Phoenix the pilot sat next to me and tried to get my attention while I was on the phone. As we were getting ready to leave, the flight attendant said the pilot wanted to speak with me.” 

Tatum said he made his way to the cockpit and ended taking a selfie with the flight crew. 

“On a single trip from D.C. to Phoenix I ran into three people that recognized me,” he said. “It’s incredibly demanding, the types of things that we do, being on the radio and social media, but it’s incredibly rewarding.”

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Ron Roberts Joining AmericaOne Radio

“The talk radio format is saturated with conservative voices, with the industry having little to no room for a reasoned response from a liberal/progressive perspective,” says Roberts.

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Ron Roberts is joining AmericaOne Radio in Atlanta.

The Ron Show will air weeknights at 5:00 PM on the city’s progressive outlet. Roberts says he’s happy to offer a counter to the conservative domination of talk radio.

“The talk radio format is saturated with conservative voices, with the industry having little to no room for a reasoned response from a liberal/progressive perspective,” says Roberts. “My aim is to bring some balance to the dialogue by adding my voice to the fray. I’m a lifelong southern liberal, and know, from my travels throughout the southeast, that there are a lot more of us out there being drowned out by all the shouting from the other side. My goal is to provide a platform for them, and to rationally spell out how our nation’s problems are solvable with substantive ideas and conversation, instead of demonization and division. Make no mistake, though; I’m not holding back punches and I’ll call out bullshit when I see it, too. The future of this country, democracy in general, and the world on the whole, are all on the line.” 

Roberts, a 25-year radio veteran, will make his first entry into talk when his show premieres today.

Launched in 2020, AmericaOne in Atlanta airs several left-leaning shows. The station bills itself as bringing “a Progressive voice to the overly crowded radio landscape.

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Mike Gallagher Raising Funds For Hurricane Ian Relief

“This is what radio does best: opening the hearts and wallets of listeners to help fellow Americans they will likely never meet,” Gallagher said.

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Mike Gallagher spent his Monday radio show broadcasting from various locations around southwest Florida after Hurricane Ian ravaged areas of the region last week.

Gallagher has partnered with Food For The Poor, a non-profit relief organization, to bring flood relief and hurricane emergency kits to areas affected by the Category 4 storm.

“This is what radio does best: opening the hearts and wallets of listeners to help fellow Americans they will likely never meet,” Gallagher said. He spent a portion of his show broadcasting from a car dealership in Venice, Florida, which saw several automobiles damaged by falling trees, power lines, and debris.

A Tampa resident, Gallagher was forced to relocate his show to New York last week to remain on the air as Hurricane Ian barreled down on the Florida coast.

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Chris Stigall Inks Extension With AM 990 The Answer

He continued by saying he is “so grateful, and blessed, and humbled to be able to continue to do this and call this my job and talk to you every day.

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AM 990 The Answer morning host Chris Stigall has signed a multi-year extension with the Salem Media Group-owned station.

“I will be staying put with Philadelphia’s AM 990 The Answer, every morning in Philadelphia, for the next three years,” Stigall said on his podcast.

He continued by saying he is “so grateful, and blessed, and humbled to be able to continue to do this and call this my job and talk to you every day. It is never lost on my what a privilege it is that God has blessed me with the ability to do this for a job.”

Stigall also announced a one-year extension for his show on KCMO in Kansas City to continue.

“Since the day Chris began with Philadelphia’s AM 990 The Answer, he has engaged Philadelphians in intelligent and relevant conversation that has served to entertain and stimulate much thought in the minds of our audience,” Salem Philadelphia General Manager Lorenzo Caldara said. “He has secured such an attentive audience that can’t wait to listen and call in to him everyday Monday through Friday.”

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