Who is Sean Hannity?
Sean Hannity is a media superstar. He is host
of the Sean Hannity Show, which has grown to
over 300 stations reaching 10 million people.
He is also host of the highly successful For
News Channel's "Hannity and Colmes."
The gusty talk show host always lands on the
right side of the issues. Hannity got his start
in commercial radio after drawing attention
and enthusiasm from his college radio station.
He placed a "Job Wanted" ad in R&R,
billing himself as "The Most Talked About
College Radio Host In America." A station
Huntsville, Alabama, took a chance on the brash
young voice. The world of talk radio would never
be the same.
the first station in Alabama, Hannity quickly
moved to WGST in Atlanta where his strong ratings
attracted the attention of WABC New York and
the Fox News Channel. In the fall of 1996, Hannity
moved to New York to co-host Fox News Network's
"Hannity and Colmes Show." Fox was
so confident in Hannity's ability to attract
viewers, it slotted the show at 9 pm, opposite
Geraldo on CNBC and Larry King on CNN. Today,
the "Hannity and Colmes Show" is one
of the most successful cable news/talk shows.
In addition to his on-air duties, Hannity is
also the author of the New York Times best-seller,
Sean Hannity, Let Freedom Ring.
1997, Hannity jointed WABC Radio, where he soon
moved into the prestigious afternoon drive slot.
The rest is talk radio history.
2003, Sean Hannity received the freedom of Speech
Award from the National Association of Radio
Talk Hosts and he was voted Syndicated News/Talk
Personality of the Year by readers of R&R.
Sean Hannity's energy, charisma and seasoned
professionalism score points with audiences
and critics alike. Sean Hannity is the hottest
commodity in talk radio.