RONN OWENS

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  • Newstalk Radio
  • The Voice of Reason: Why the Left and Right Are Wrong

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Biography

Ronn Owens was just 23 years old in 1968 when he broke into the talk radio business station WCAU in Philadelphia. From there, Ronn went on to radio stations in Miami, Cleveland, and Atlanta before settling in San Francisco in 1975 at the legendary KGO radio, where he has been ever since. KGO, in part due to the contributions of Ronn Owens, has earned the reputation as one of the most-respected radio station success-stories in the industry. "I'm curious. I love to think. I love to talk," says Ronn Owens, whose top-rated weekday Newstalk program draws nearly half a million listeners each week.

In a format that explores everything from politics to popular culture, current events, personal issues and just plain gossip, Ronn Owens' program is the ultimate electronic town meeting. Over the years, he has hosted debates and interviewed candidates from key elections, spoken with local, national, and international celebrities and newsmakers. He has broadcast his show live from hot spots around the world, including Johannesburg, Madrid, Mexico City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, London and a number of local Bay Area communities.

Many colorful personalities have been guests on The Ronn Owens Show, including Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Barbara Bush, Desmond Tutu, Walter Cronkite, Burt Reynolds, Lauren Bacall, Caroline Kennedy, Huey Lewis, and Lily Tomlin. Ronn's versatility is a major part of his appeal. On any given program, he can switch instantly from a tough, relentless interviewer of a world figure to a gentle, compassionate discussion leader on a more personal topic. Ronn Owen's extensive knowledge encompasses local, national, and international issues, and he has an innate ability to pick guests and topics that tantalize, entertain, and inform his listeners.

Ronn Owens is the author of The Voice of Reason: Why the Left and Right Are Wrong (John Wiley & Sons, January 2004.) Based on network news coverage, many Americans believe that there were only two major groups in the United States: "fundamentalist conservatives and bleeding-heart liberals." Ronn Owens believes that, in fact, the vast majority of Americans fall somewhere between these polar opposites. In The Voice of Reason, this neglected majority has finally found its champion.

With over 500,000 regular listeners, Ronn Owens is the only major-market radio personality who consistently beats Rush Limbaugh in the ratings. Of Ronn's work, Senator John McCain writes, "Whether you find yourself agreeing with him much of the time or not, Ronn Owens is never dull or given to predictable knee-jerk opinions. On the contrary, you can always rely on him to be interesting and fair, and to challenge stereotypes on the right and left in pursuit of answers to problems that many others exploit to deepen the divisions in the country."

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