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Media Alliance to Represent TV Commentator Lenny McAllister

In Upcoming Appearances on October 11, 2012 at 3:26 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 11, 2012) – Lenny McAllister, one of America’s most watched conservative voices, has engaged Media Alliance, a leading full-service talent agency, to expand the brand of McAllister’s national appearances and partnerships.

McAllister is an author and political commentator, frequently contributing an insightful look into modern conservative thought through his work, which has aired on the American Urban Radio Network, WVON AM in Chicago, Sirius-XM Radio, and NPR. Lenny’s television work has included domestic and international appearances on CNN, PBS World, BET, Fox News, the Sun News Network, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Featured as one of the “40 Under 40 to Watch in 2012” by the historic newspaper The Chicago Defender, McAllister has been featured in several publications in addition to the Defender, such as Essence, The Chicago Crusader, and Charlotte Magazine.

“I am looking forward to working hand-in-hand with Bill LaPlante to grow talent development opportunities and bring a diverse perspective to communities all over this country,” said McAllister.  “This is an exciting time.”

Media Alliance®, founded more than two decades ago by W.F. LaPlante II, a 5-time Emmy-winner for CBS & ABC, represents some of the best professionals in the broadcasting and cable news industry.

“Lenny McAllister has an impressive track record as a conservative voice and celebrated tea party speaker, an original and clever professional that Media Alliance will take to the next level,” LaPlante said.

Clients for Media Alliance have secured careers throughout North America and Europe, including FOX-TV, ESPN, Court TV, CNN, and traditional broadcast networks CBS, NBC and ABC. LaPlante is an innovative force at the forefront of talent development , parlaying decades of experience as a former news and cable broadcast professional, including as a founding senior producer of the world’s first all-live cable news network, Satellite NewsChannel, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. For more information on Media Alliance, visit

Lenny McAllister, born and raised in Pittsburgh, has a bachelor’s degree in history from Davidson College. After a few successful years as a radio show host in Chicago, he is currently based out of Washington, D.C.

On Twitter: @lennymcallister


Media Contacts:
W.F. LaPlante, III, Media Alliance, 239-652-1010
Ameerah Palacios, Publicist, 202-670-7085

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CNN Newsroom (March 26 2012) Santorum drops the BS (sorta)

In Video on March 26, 2012 at 5:32 pm

CHICAGO, IL – Politic365 contributor and CNN regular Lenny McAllister discusses the latest gaffe from former PA Senator Rick Santorum on the campaign trail. This CNN Newsroom segment aired March 26 2012 after Santorum addressed a New York Times reporter on the rope line in Wisconsin.


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