L. Brent Bozell III
Lecturer, syndicated columnist, television commentator, debater, marketer, businessman, author, publisher and activist, L. Brent Bozell III is one of the most outspoken and effective national leaders in the conservative movement today.
Founder and President of the Media Research Center, Mr. Bozell runs the largest media watchdog organization in America. Since its launch in 1987, the MRC has developed the largest video archive in the world; the popular NewsBusters.org blog site; the CNSNews.com internet news service; MRC Business; MRC Culture; and in April of 2014 launched MRC Latino. The MRC has over 800,000 members nationwide, with over 9 million fans on Facebook.
In 2010, Mr. Bozell founded ForAmerica, an organization committed to restoring America to its founding principles. ForAmerica has grown to over 7 million Facebook followers making it the largest social media organization in the conservative movement. It has also registered twice as Facebook’s most engaged group on its platform. In 1998, Mr. Bozell founded and was the first president of the Parents Television Council, the largest group in America dedicated to a restoring responsibility to Hollywood. He founded the Conservative Victory Committee PAC in 1987. Before founding the MRC, Mr. Bozell was the finance director and later the president of the National Conservative Political Action Committee.
Mr. Bozell's bi-weekly column is syndicated by Creators Syndicate to over 50 media outlets nationwide. His writings have also appeared in numerous other outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, FoxNews.com and USA Today. He is the author of four books, including And That’s the Way It Is(n’t) (with Brent Baker), Weapons of Mass Distortion, and Whitewash (with Tim Graham). His most recent book, Collusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election (with Tim Graham), was a national bestseller and named by USA Today as one of the “5 must-read books about the Obama-Romney race.”
He has been a guest on numerous television programs, including the O'Reilly Factor, Nightline, The Today Show and Good Morning America. He appeared weekly on the "Media Mash" segment of Hannity, on the Fox News Channel, as well as regular appearances on The Kelly File, Your World with Neil Cavuto and Varney & Co.
Named the 1998 Pew Memorial Lecturer by Grove City College, Mr. Bozell is a frequent speaker on school campuses and for civic and political organizations around the country. Mr. Bozell serves on numerous boards of public policy, religious and artistic organizations.
Mr. Bozell received his B.A. in History from the University of Dallas, where he was named the 1998 Alumnus of the Year. In 2015 he received an honorary PhD after delivering the commencement address there. He is married, with five children and ten grandchildren.