On September 12, 2001, the day after the fall of the Twin Towers, John was recruited by a sister station of WLS-AM, WABC-AM in New York City, to go on the air until Osama bin Laden was either killed or captured.
John has been on ever since, offering insightful commentary on such issues as the war on terrorism, the presidency, the national and global economies, and defending our civilization. On March 12, 2003, one week before the attack on Iraq, John’s show was syndicated, allowing John to reach out nationwide, focusing his concerns on a world at war.
The John Batchelor Show features a multitude of distinctive elements. John’s themes cover every detail – from military battles, presidential campaigns, planetary exploration, and Hollywood politicos to his own international travel. John has broadcast from many corners of the world and in his program he calls out to all points, including New York, Jerusalem, Des Moines, Kazakhstan, Orlando, Manchester, Morocco, Boston, Taipei, Washington, and Baghdad.
John is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary. John is married and has two children.