Larry O’Connor joined WMAL in November 2012. Previously, O’Connor regularly guest-hosted the nationally-syndicated “Dennis Miller Show” as well as programs on WMAL, WABC and WOR/New York, WPHT/Philadelphia, and WLS/Chicago (among others). He began his talk radio career by hosting an online radio show on Blog Talk Radio while he was the editor of Breitbart.tv. Before working for Breitbart, he worked in management for various Broadway musical theaters.
The “O’Connor & Company” show, which marks a return to Mornings for O’Connor, will be a lively and topical mix of guests, listeners, contributors and O’Connor’s take on the day’s Breaking News.
Executive ProducerHeatherHunter has been managing WMAL’s popular morning drive show on 105.9 FM since she joined WMAL in 2010.
Heather is a veteran radio, television, and film producer. She has been working in media for over 20 years. She previously produced the top Orlando morning-drive talk radio program on 540 WFLA Orlando,various shows for XM Satellite Radio, and three top ten nationally syndicated radio programs: “The G. Gordon Liddy Show”, “The Laura Ingraham Show”and most recently, “The Lars Larson Show.”
She started working in radio at an alternative rock radio station, hosting a sex and relationships talk radio show on WJBX 99X. Prior to working at the rock station, she had founded the radio station at her high school. She later co-founded the online student radio station at her university to counter the university’s non-commercial publicly-funded radio station that did not involve the students.
She moved to Washington, D.C. to work for Fox News Channel, where she produced “Fox News Live” and “Weekend Live with Tony Snow.” She also has produced numerous documentary films hosted by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and Dick Morris (she produced the filmHillary the Movie— the Citizens United film that led to a pivotal Supreme Court case Citizens United v. FEC). Several of her indie films have been played in the Tambay Film Festival and New Zealand Film Festival. In her most recent documentary, she was a producer on the documentary filmGeneration Zerodirected by Steve Bannon. While in college, she studied film under one of the co-founders of Sundance Film Festival and worked for a production company that produced documentary films and television shows for PBS and Travel Channel.
She has been in front of the microphone having been interviewed on Fox News Channel, MSNBC, and many nationally syndicated talk radio programs about an initiative she spearheaded to mandate American flags in every public classroom in Florida. The Freedom Flag Act was signed into law by Governor Jeb Bush in May 2004. Prior to the flag initiative, she worked on political campaigns.
In addition to producing, she writes for The Daily Caller and LifeZette. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her radio host husband Derek and children.
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