Bill Press is host of the nationally-syndicated "Bill Press Show" on talk radio. His show is heard in all 50 states on Sirius Satellite Radio, from 6 to 9 a.m. EST. The "Bill Press Show" is also syndicated nationwide by Jones Radio Networks in over 40 major media markets, including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Reno, Phoenix, Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Chicago, Buffalo and Washington, D.C. His weekly liberal commentary is syndicated by Tribune Media Services.
Press is a well-known political commentator and frequently appears on radio and television. He was co-host of MSNBC's "Buchanan and Press," a debate show hosted with Pat Buchanan. Prior to joining MSNBC, Press spent six years with CNN hosting "Crossfire" and the "Spin Room" with Tucker Carlson.
Press began his career as a political commentator in Los Angeles on KABC-TV from 1980 to 1989, when he ran for statewide political office. Press offered nightly political commentary on the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. In January 1991, Press joined KCOP-TV in Los Angeles as a political commentator for the station's 10 p.m. newscast. He traveled extensively, even conducting an exclusive Belgrade interview with Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic.
From 1987-1989, on KABC Radio in Los Angeles, Press co-hosted "The Dueling Bills," a daily two-hour debate, with co-host Bill Pearl, on current events. He hosted "Bill Press: True American" on KFI-AM and was a regular weekend talk-show host on KFI-AM from 1991-1996.
Press is the author of three books: "Spin This!", "Bush Must Go" and "How The Republicans Stole Religion." His fourth book, "Trainwreck," will be published by John Wiley & Sons in spring 2008. Press has received numerous awards for his work, including four Emmys and a Golden Mike Award. In 1992, the Associated Press named him Best Commentator of the Year.
Press received a B.A. in philosophy from Niagara University and S.T.B. in theology from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.