Michael Medved is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host, best-selling author and veteran film critic. His daily three-hour program, emphasizing the intersection of politics and pop culture, reaches close to 5 million listeners. For twelve consecutive years, he's been listed by Talkers Magazine as one of their "Heavy Hundred" most important American talk show hosts. Born in Philadelphia, raised in San Diego, Mr. Medved graduated Yale where his classmates included Bill and Hillary Clinton.
Mr. Medved is the author of twelve non-fiction books, including the national bestseller What Really Happened to the Class of '65 (the basis for a popular TV series on NBC), as well as the definitive history of the White House chiefs of staff, The Shadow Presidents. His most influential-and controversial-work was a best-selling indictment of the entertainment industry, Hollywood vs. America. Guardian newspaper wrote: "Just Occasionally, a book changes the way the world thinks. Michael Medved's Hollywood Vs. America is such a book."
Mr. Medved has been a frequent guest on major TV talk shows, including Larry King Live, Oprah, David Letterman, Good Morning America, CNN's Reliable Sources. His columns on media and society appear regularly in USA Today, where he serves as a member of the Board of Contributors.
The Medveds live in the Seattle area where they've raised their three children. Their oldest daughter is currently in graduate school, their middle daughter is a senior at University, and their youngest, Danny, is a senior in High School.
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