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Mike Malloy

Mike Malloy
Malloy speaks in Seattle, Washington in 2008.
Born Michael Dennis Malloy
(1942-07-01) July 1, 1942
Toledo, Ohio
Other names Mike
Occupation Radio personality
Spouse(s) Kathy Bay (1997–present)
Children Five grown children, one daughter born in 2004
Website Mike Malloy's web site

Michael Dennis "Mike" Malloy (born July 1, 1942) is an American WSB (AM) Atlanta, WLS (AM) Chicago, the I.E. America Radio Network, the Air America Radio network, Nova M Radio and the On Second Thought network. He is now self-syndicated. Politically, he describes himself as "a traditional Liberal Democrat doing his part to return the Democratic Party to its Liberal roots."[1]


  • Early life and career 1
  • Radio career 2
  • Controversy 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life and career

Malloy was born in Jacksonville University.[3] In the late 1970s, Malloy relocated to Atlanta and became editor of the alternative weekly newspaper Creative Loafing and actor with the Southern Theater Conspiracy. From 1984 to 1987, he was a news writer with CNN, and he was a writer and producer for CNN International in 2000.[1][2]

Radio career

Malloy began his radio career in 1985 as an apprentice with

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  • Profile of Malloy by Salon (2003)
  • Mike Malloy: Angry Voice In The Wilderness: documentary about Malloy
  • "The 14 Points of Fascism," vocal narration by Mike Malloy
  • Mike Malloy's opinion pieces at the Huffington Post

External links

  1. ^ a b "About". Retrieved April 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Freedman, Samuel G. (May 13, 2003). "Where’s the liberal Rush Limbaugh?". Salon. Retrieved December 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mike Malloy". KPTR. Retrieved April 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ Yandel, Gerry (October 14, 1992). "Talk radio realigns its forces for next battle WGST-AM hires a conservative host; WSB's lineup is more liberal". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. B1. 
  5. ^ "Radio host Malloy let go from WSB". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. March 25, 1995. p. 5B. 
  6. ^ DeVault, Russ (July 30, 1995). "Pay for a say: Radio personalities underwrite air time". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. 4L. 
  7. ^ Longino, Miriam (October 2, 1996). "Crack shots". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 
  8. ^ Bessonnette, Colin (June 22, 1997). "Q&A on the news". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. 2A. 
  9. ^ Malloy, Mike (September 24, 1995). "Who's listening?; The audience never changes. People who listen to talk radio are people who . . . listen to talk radio. It's like sushi: You either eat it or you don't. And yet, the ranking of stations in Atlanta will change from time to time. Why?". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. pp. 7C. 
  10. ^ Malloy, Mike (February 2, 1992). "The sorry condition of Atlanta talk radio". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. C1. 
  11. ^ Kirk, Jim (March 28, 2000). "More Marvin, Less Politics At Wls". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Fired Late-night Radio Host Stayed Away From The Light". Chicago Tribune. March 27, 2000. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  13. ^ King, Colbert (6 May 2011). "Caution: Words can inflame". Washington Post. 


See also


On the date of May 4, 2011, Malloy made remarks regarding the killing of Osama Bin Laden, stating:


Mike Malloy is now self-syndicating his radio program. He is currently being heard in 13 markets across America including one satellite radio channel each on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio services. Direct listener support is enabled through the sale of podcast subscriptions via his website.

His program was syndicated between October 2000 and February 2004 on I.E. America Radio Network.[2] The Mike Malloy Show was aired during the 9PM-12AM (ET) timeslot from 2004 until August 2006 on Air America Radio. From August to October 2006, Malloy could be heard on the Head On Radio Network. The network rebroadcast Malloy programs from his i.e. America and Air America Radio programs nightly at 10:00 PM. The show was heard on Nova M Radio beginning on 30 October 2006. The show was then briefly heard on the On Second Thought network.

In 1997, Malloy began to host a show that aired from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the Chicago station WLS. Malloy's WLS program was regularly among the top 25 late-night programs in Chicago. In 1999 and 2000, Talkers magazine ranked Malloy in its Heavy Hundred listing, and Malloy won an Achievement in Radio award for best overnight radio show in Chicago.[2] Malloy's last WLS show was on March 24, 2000.[11] WLS claims that he voluntarily left with mutual consent, but Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn claimed that an executive at the station called Malloy "mean-spirited" in an e-mail.[12]

[10][9].Atlanta Journal-Constitution During his career in Atlanta, Malloy contributed opinion articles and editorials to the [8][7]

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