After more than four decades at the forefront of television journalism and the music industry, John Tesh’s career continues to thrive today in yet another area: radio host.
The John Tesh Radio Show-Intelligence For Your Life has grown to become an internationally-syndicated radio powerhouse that is heard on over 300 radio stations across the USA, the UK, and around the world on American Forces Radio Network. The 5-hour-long daily program is heard in all time slots and features a unique combination of real-life knowledge, expert advice, and conversation starters on the subjects that are important to listeners and their families– all surrounded by listeners’ favorite music on multiple radio formats including Adult Contemporary, Hot AC, Classic Hits, Urban, and Oldies.
Some of the current stations in the USA include WKJY/FM-Long Island (New York DMA), WEBE/FM-Bridgeport (New York DMA), WSSR/FM- Chicago, WKFY/FM-Cape Cod (Boston DMA), KIXI/AM-Seattle, WGVX/FM-Minneapolis, WLYF/FM-Miami, KOSI/FM-Denver, and KKCW/FM-Portland, OR.
The John Tesh Radio Show launched in 1999, when it was heard only on weekends, and in 2003 it became a daily program. Today, The John Tesh Radio Show & Intelligence For Your Life brand amasses over 34 million gross impressions/per week, while John’s Facebook page has a weekly reach of 15-20 million engagements/week.
John’s highly successful and varied career path also includes six years as a correspondent for CBS News, a ten-year run as anchor on Entertainment Tonight, broadcast host and music composer for the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympic Games, induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame and the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, and the unique distinction of composing what critics have hailed as “the greatest sports theme in television history” for NBC Sports basketball.
John’s live television concerts, including the seminal “Live at Red Rocks,” have raised millions for Public Television. In 2020, John published his memoir, Relentless: Unleashing a Life of Purpose, Grit, and Faith. John and his wife, Connie Sellecca, live in Los Angeles, California.