Todd Starnes is an American conservative writer and pundit for television and radio who is well-known for his views on social issues. He has appeared on a number of television shows, including Fox and Friends and Hannity, on a regular basis.
Todd Starnes is an American traditionalist feature writer, analyst, writer, columnist, radio personality, and furthermore a TV character. Until this point in time, Todd has been essential for different organizations and has shown his capacities.
By showing his abilities and his abilities Todd has won the hearts of countless individuals. Starnes is one of those writers who has won a ton of grants for the works he has done to date. Numerous individuals additionally know him as the writer of the top-rated book. He was born on 10 October 1967.
Starnes was born in Memphis, Tennessee. During the mid-1990s he studied communication at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where he was an editor of the college newspaper, The Clarion. He has been married for quite a long time.
Todd Starnes Net Worth
Todd Starnes’s net worth is around $11 million as of 2021.
Todd Starnes: Career
Starnes was born in Memphis, Tennessee. During the mid-1990s he studied communication at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where he was an editor of the college newspaper, The Clarion. He has been a reporter and anchor at news/talk radio station KFBK in Sacramento, California and a writer for the Baptist Press. Starnes joined Fox News Channel in 2005 as a radio news anchor.
In 2007, he was assigned to cover Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and travelled as an embedded reporter in the final weeks of the 2008 election. During that time, he also filled in on occasion as the radio network’s White House correspondent. He reported on 2008, 2012 and 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. In 2011, Starnes was named the host of Fox News & Commentary.
In January 2020, Starnes, via his Starnes Media Group, purchased Memphis talk station 990 AM KWAM and translator 107.9 W300DE from Legacy Media for $685,000. KWAM will be the flagship station for Starnes’ radio show.
Todd Starnes’ News
Starnes’ strongly conservative views, which he likes to air “to spice it up a little bit” to generate reader interest, have also generated controversy.
- Firing by Baptist Press
In 2003, when employed by the Baptist Press, Starnes misquoted U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige from an interview. The interview spawned national headlines and several members of Congress called on Paige to resign over comments on religion and the public schools. Ultimately, the Baptist Press issued an apology noting “factual and contextual errors” and “misrepresentations” made by Starnes and saying that he “no longer will be employed to write for the Baptist Press”.]
- American Sniper
In 2015, he courted controversy for his response to the film American Sniper, stating of the main character: “Jesus would tell that God-fearing, red-blooded American sniper, ‘Well done, thou good and faithful servant.’ ”
- Removal of historical Confederate monuments and statues
Starnes has referred to removing symbols of the old Confederacy from public places as “cultural cleansing.”[when?][where?]
- The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again
In 2017 The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again debuted on the USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Conservative Book Club’s bestseller lists. The New York Times did not list the book as one of its top 10 non-fiction paperback books.
- Judge Kavanaugh protesters
In 2018, Starnes wrote on Twitter that protesters who disrupted the Supreme Court confirmation vote of Brett Kavanaugh were “screaming animals” who “should be tasered, handcuffed, and dragged out of the building.”
- Firing from Fox News Radio
In 2019, he was fired from Fox Radio News after agreeing with one of his guests who said Democrats were not Christians but worshipped Moloch.
- Call for the destruction of Afghanistan cities in punitive attacks
On August 26, 2021, after the deaths of Marine and Navy service members in the 2021 Kabul airport attacks, Starnes tweeted, “For every American who is killed, a city in Afghanistan should be wiped off the face of the Earth.”