Monday – Friday

First Light with Michael Toscano

5:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Michael Toscano









First Light host Michael Toscano has been a news anchor, national correspondent and reporter. He began working in Washington, DC, as a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent for several groups of major market television stations before serving long stints at C-SPAN, the national public affairs television networks, and as a writer for The Washington Post. Toscano was a national political analyst and program host for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, and news anchor for NBC News Radio.

Toscano began his career at his hometown station in Connecticut. By college, he was a staff announcer at legendary heritage station WTIC radio and TV in Hartford. Later, it was on to WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina, as morning-drive radio anchor and politics reporter for WRAL-TV. His excitement of covering politics made the move to Washington inevitable.

Find out more about First Light here.

The Morning Newswatch with Tom Miller

6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Tom Miller









Tom has lived all his life in southern Illinois began his radio career in Harrisburg, his hometown, in 1976 and spent much of that time on the music side of radio. But after an unsuccessful attempt to be elected to the Williamson County Commissioners, he was offered the slot as Program Director of WJPF/WCIL-AM as well as the morning show host position.

Since his arrival WJPF has been awarded Medium Market Station of the year, and “Best Public Service Program” by the Illinois Broadcasters Association, as well as being awarded the “Leaders Among Us Award” from the Southern Illinoisan newspaper. Tom is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Bald Knob Cross of Peace and was also awarded the “Seven Seals Award” by Illinois National guard for his work on behalf of the Illinois national guard. The “Seven Seals Award” is the Illinois National Guards highest civilian award.

Along with his on air announcing duties he also serves as the Operations Manager of River Radio and its six radio stations.

The Chris Plante Show

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Chris Plante









Chris Plante joined the WMAL team after 17 years at CNN including nearly ten years assigned to the Pentagon covering the U.S. military and intelligence community.

Chris was assigned variously as Pentagon Correspondent, Senior Producer for National Security Affairs, Military Affairs Producer and as an assignment editor. He travelled extensively for CNN covering defense related stories from Saudi Arabia in 1990 and Bosnia in 1995, to Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa and the remote corners of the former Soviet Union.

Chris received the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors’ Association (RTNDA) for his reporting from the Pentagon during the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

Chris formerly hosted his own program on the The American Life television network, and nowadays makes frequent appearances on various cable news networks including the Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC.

In his time with WMAL, Chris has helped raise significant amounts of money for charities like the Fisher House Foundation.

Representing the third generation of his family that has been “on-the-air” in radio and television, Chris brings a unique world-view, and largely conservative/libertarian values to his role as talk show host on WMAL.

Marching in lock-step with no politician, Chris says his political party is “Practi-crat”, “…because of my distinctly practical political leanings.”

Learn more about Chris Plante here.

The Dan Bongino Show

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 Dan Bongino









The Dan Bongino Show tackles the biggest political issues, debunking both liberal and conservative establishment rhetoric.

A former Secret Service Agent, NYPD Officer and New York Times best-selling author, Dan Bongino brings high energy and unique insight to the newly syndicated broadcast show.

Learn more about Dan Bongino here.

Glenn Beck (1340 AM & 99.5 FM)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Glenn Beck









Glenn Beck is a leading American media personality, political commentator, author, and co-founder of Blaze Media, a multiplatform news and entertainment network available on television, radio, and the internet.

Glenn’s wit, candor, and commanding on-air presence have earned him the loyal support of a large, enthusiastic audience, as well as top ratings on network television and talk radio. He is a leading voice for conservatism and is a staunch defender of the Constitution, individual liberties, and free markets.

Learn more about Glenn Beck here.

Sean Hannity

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sean Hannity is a multimedia superstar, spending four hours a day every day reaching out to millions of Americans on radio, television and the Internet.

Learn more about Sean Hannity here.

Mark Levin

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mark Levin









Mark Levin is one of America’s preeminent conservative commentators and constitutional lawyers. Levin is also the Editor-in-Chief of Conservative Review, a contributing editor for National Review Online. He has served as a top advisor to several members of President Ronald Reagan’s Cabinet – including as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of the United States.

In 2001, the American Conservative Union named Levin the recipient of the prestigious Ronald Reagan Award. He currently practices law in the private sector, heading up the prestigious Landmark Legal Foundation in Washington DC.

Learn more about Mark Levin here.

The Ben Shapiro Show

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Ben Shapiro Show connects listeners with the news they need to know in the fastest-moving daily program in America. A voice for conservative millennials, Shapiro covers America’s most powerful political personalities, brutally breaks down the culture, and never gives an inch!

Learn more about The Ben Shapiro Show here.

Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Clyde Lewis









Clyde is a powerful voice in parapolitical and paranormal news and commentary. With a diverse background in news, acting, writing and radio, he entertains and captivates audiences across multiple platforms. Lewis’ career in radio began in Utah in 1982 and he created Ground Zero in 1995 in Salt Lake City. Lewis has produced Ground Zero programs online, on radio and on television.

Lewis has appeared in a SHOWTIME special with magicians Penn & Teller, as well as the television programs Sightings, Strange Universe and the Discovery Channel special Return to the Bermuda Triangle. He has been published in both UFO Magazine and Unknown Magazine, and has been featured in Rolling Stone. Lewis is the model for characters in such books as Safe House by Andrew Vachss, Supernatural Law by Batton Lash, and Alien Invasion by Michael Tresca.

A fan of B-horror and science-fiction movies, comic books and mythology, Lewis has also published his own fanzines and co-written scripts for television and radio. He appeared in the movies Nightfall, which he co-wrote with director Kevin Delullo; Cage in Box Elder; and Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger Part IV, in which he provided the voice of the title character.

Learn more about Clyde Lewis here.

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

12:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m.
George Noory









George Noory, host of the nationally syndicated program, Coast to Coast AM, says if he weren’t a national radio talk show host he’d be in politics. Heard by millions of listeners, Coast To Coast AM airs on nearly 620 stations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Guam.

While hosting The Nighthawk, a wildly successful, late-night program on KTRS in St. Louis, Noory was recruited by Premiere Radio Networks to guest host on Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell. He became the permanent host of the phenomenally successful over-night program on January 1, 2003, following Bell’s retirement. Since then, Noory’s audience has continued to grow.

He was born, raised and educated in Detroit. He has three children and six grandchildren. He served nine years in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Learn more about George Noory here. 


Coast to Coast AM Weekend

Saturday & Sunday 1200 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.








Each night on Coast to Coast AM, listeners are captivated with discussions on news and current events, conspiracy theories, UFOs, life after death, and all things curious and unexplained.

Learn more about Coast to Coast AM here. 

SportsVoice with Mike Murphy and Scott Hudson

Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Scott Hudson (left) and Mike Murphy (right)










Southern Illinois’ most-awarded sports talk show.

Kim Komando

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Kim Komando Show is a three-hour weekly radio show airing on over 400 stations across the USA and on demand.

As America’s Digital Goddess®, I share the latest gadgets, breaking tech news and privacy tips to help you stay safe and secure when you’re online. And my show wouldn’t be complete without you – my listeners! Every hour, I answer callers’ questions, ranging from online addictions to finding the best way to share videos and photos.

Learn more about Kim Komando here.

Sean Hannity’s Weekend Encore

Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The very best of Sean’s Monday – Friday radio talk show.

The Todd Herman Show

Saturday 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Todd Herman is not a Republican.  He is a Christian conservative.  For six years, Todd was a regular fill-in for Rush Limbaugh until Rush’s passing in 2021.  Before his broadcasting career, he was a CEO and founder of a start-up and an executive with Microsoft.
The Todd Herman Show covers many areas across our political and cultural landscape including: big pharma, gender ideology, big
tech censorship, climate change and other major issues that impact our daily lives.

Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

Saturday 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Art Bell









Somewhere in Time features the late Art Bell, the creator of Coast to Coast AM who retired in 2007 from regular appearances on the program he built and made famous. In addition to the renowned Ghost to Ghost show on Halloween and the annual New Year’s Eve Prediction Show, Somewhere In Time represents the best in classic Art Bell shows.

Learn more about Art Bell here.

The Ben Shapiro Show

 Sunday 3:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m.
Ben Shapiro








The Ben Shapiro Show connects listeners with the news they need to know in the fastest-moving daily program in America. A voice for conservative millennials, Shapiro covers America’s most powerful political personalities, brutally breaks down the culture, and never gives an inch!

Learn more about The Ben Shapiro Show here.

Beyond The Beltway with Bruce DuMont

Sunday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bruce DuMont








Beyond the Beltway with Bruce DuMont is a live, weekly two-hour nationally syndicated radio program from Chicago that takes America’s political pulse and provides a fresh and balanced perspective of national politics. Since 1980, “Beyond the Beltway” has provided a robust and free-spirited discussion of the major political issues of the day.

Learn more about Bruce DuMont here.

Meet the Press with Chuck Todd

Sunday 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Chuck Todd

Meet the Press generates more Monday morning headlines than any other public affairs program. Since President Kennedy, every man who has occupied the Oval Office has appeared on Meet the Press during his political career.

Learn more about Meet The Press here.

Sunday Nights with Bill Cunningham

Sunday 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Bill Cunningham









Bill Cunningham is a nationally recognized radio and television host, veteran attorney, and business entrepreneur.

With a radio career that spans more than 25 years, Bill has forged a reputation as someone who is not shy about expressing an opinion, or holding someone accountable.

Since 2006, Cunningham has served as the uncommon voice of the common man as host of Sunday Nights with Bill Cunningham, a weekly national radio program.

The three-hour show can be heard on nearly 350 stations and features Cunningham’s commentary and discussion on news, current events, politics and more.

Learn more about Bill Cunningham here.