With John McCaslin
"America's Morning News" a new, national radio morning program in conjunction with The Washington Times, will be heard LIVE on KSFO 560am from 3 to 5 a.m., five days a week, showcasing The Washington Times' investigative and accountability journalism. A new, innovative format with anchor, John McCaslin, an award winning newspaper columnist, will hash out politics, defense, security, policy, culture and entertainment from a newly built, state-of-the-art broadcast center inside the Washington Timeâ€™s Newsroom.
About John McCaslin:
John McCaslin was news director and anchor for Bee Broadcasting, Inc., based in Kalispell/Whitefish, Mont., where for two years he co-hosted the top-rated morning-drive radio show for KJJR-AM and KBBZ-FM. He began his radio career at KOFI Radio as news director and morning-drive co-host. During that time he spent four years as a UPI correspondent covering the Pacific Northwest, and he also contributed stories for NBC, ABC and the Mutual radio networks.
He has appeared on virtually every major television and radio network -- from MSNBC's "Hardball" with Chris Matthews to National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition Sunday," even VH1 -- offering insights in the nation's capital and its ever-changing cast of political characters. He's been a regular substitute host for Rush Limbaugh on the EIB Network, Sam Donaldson on ABC Radio, Mary Matalin on CBS Radio, and Michael Reagan and Oliver North over Radio America. He has also anchored a weekly news segment on ABC-7 News in Washington.
His news and travel assignments have taken him around the world, filing stories from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, South and Central America. For two years he covered and wrote about the war in Nicaragua. His life and work have been featured in numerous publications, including Reader's Digest, the Washington Post, Editor & Publisher, Washingtonian, Capitol File, Washington Life, and numerous travel magazines.
He has lectured at the FBI, National Security Agency, the Corcoran, Ronald Reagan Library, Heritage Foundation, and throughout the United States through the Nashville Speakers Bureau. He is recipient of numerous awards, including the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Items Award, Blinded American Veterans Foundation Congressional Award, and is recipient of the 2006 Hodding Carter Outstanding Journalism Award.
A former Metropolitan Editor for the Washington Times, McCaslin directed 45 editors/reporters in their daily coverage of the nation's capital. At the request of the Associated Press, he developed and launched a paid partnership between the nation's leading news wire agency and his reporters.
Previously, as assistant National Editor, he co-managed daily coverage of the White House, Congress and Pentagon.
He began his newspaper career with The Times as a member of the White House press corps, covering Ronald Reagan and his 1984 reelection.
Best known for penning the "Inside the Beltway" column for The Washington Times (and previously the Los Angeles Times Syndicate and Tribune Media Services), McCaslin's topics and readers are one and the same, and include U.S. presidents and their Cabinets, senators and congressmen, federal bureaucrats and ordinary Americans. Every day he treats readers to a unique cornucopia of anecdotes culled from Washington's countless corridors of power.
Broadcaster, author, public speaker and columnist are among the hats worn by John McCaslin during his 25 years of covering the White House and Congress and all federal agencies in between.