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Todd Starnes

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Born in the Deep South, Todd Starnes now calls New York City home. And like any good Southern boy, he likes his tea sweet, his chicken fried, and his biscuits buttered. Starnes is the author of “The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again.” He also offers a regular blog and radio show at A former Fox News contributor, his newest venture is Starnes Media Group, which he described as "a multi-faceted broadcasting and digital company focused on delivering authentic conservative news and commentary."

Starnes has covered numerous high-profile national stories over the years, including the 2009 presidential campaign. Todd was assigned to travel with President Obama and covered the candidate on board his plane. Todd is the winner of an Edward R. Murrow Award and the Associated Press Mark Twain Award for storytelling. Actively involved in his church and mission work, he’s a member of the New York City Road Runners and has completed two marathons and a half dozen half-marathons. One of his great passions in life is barbecue, and one day he hopes to become an officially sanctioned barbecue judge.