Lowell Ponte was, for 17 years, an award-winning radio star in Los Angeles. For four years he was also a Los Angeles television reporter and commentator on KCET, the West Coast Production Center of the Public Broadcasting System, where he was nominated for a Golden Mike Award. In 1993 Lowell became a nationally syndicated radio talk host. Over the years since then, his shows have been carried on a combined 300 stations in the United States and U.S. Virgin Islands. Lowell has appeared as a guest on the TODAY SHOW, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, DAVID LETTERMAN and many other programs. He was the science and health reporter on the short-lived Paramount nationally-syndicated weekday afternoon television show AMERICA, and as a science pundit for Canada's version of NBC's TONIGHT SHOW, the CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBC) program 90 MINUTES LIVE. Lowell was for 15 years the Roving Science and Health Roving Editor of READER'S DIGEST Magazine and author of more than 50 of its investigative articles read by 127 million people worldwide in 18 languages – and by more people in every American city and town than read its largest local newspaper Lowell's articles have also appeared in a wide variety of other magazines that cross the political spectrum, from THE PROGRESSIVE to NATIONAL REVIEW. Lowell has also been a Contributing Editor for several publications, including POLITICS TODAY, SKEPTIC, FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE, and the libertarian magazines IDEAS ON LIBERTY (aka THE FREEMAN) and REASON. Lowell is currently a Contributing Editor at NEWSMAX Magazine (600,000 print circulation) and Newsmax.com (4.1 million unique readers each month), where he also writes a weekly column. As an international journalist Lowell has covered stories in 33 countries, from Indonesia to Israel and Singapore to Communist Cuba. Lowell in international media has been interviewed by the BRITISH BROADCASTING COMPANY, the CBC (including its THE FIFTH ESTATE show, Canada's version of CBS's 60 MINUTES), CTV (Canada), RAI-TV (Italy), Globo TV (Brazil), and Indonesian national television, among others. Lowell's articles have appeared in THE NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, LOS ANGELES TIMES (where he was also a frequent reviewer for the now-deceased LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW) and other newspapers. Lowell has been a syndicated columnist and also worked as an investigative reporter for the INA Service of United Feature Syndicate/United Media. Lowell is author of a best-selling book about global climate change, THE COOLING (Prentice-Hall; Foreword by then-U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, Preface by University of Wisconsin climatologist Dr. Reid A. Bryson). This popular book was used as a textbook for high-level officers at the Pentagon's National Defense University. Lowell has also worked as a futurist for a Pentagon-consulted think tank; a legislative aide in the California legislature; a science reporter covering the Space Shuttle for Golden West Broadcasting in Los Angeles; a reporter in Washington, D.C.; and one of two partners in a successful Hollywood public relations firm. As to formal education, Lowell has earned a B.A. in English, a Masters Degree in International Relations (ABT), and Ph.D. degrees in English and Journalism. An amateur biblical archeologist, Lowell has also been awarded an honorary doctorate in religious studies. Lowell and his wife of 33 years, Ellen, live at the beach in Southern California.
WAS THE “FIX” IN AGAINST THE NETHERLANDS? by LOWELL PONTE,
PONTIFICATIONS WAS THE “FIX” IN AGAINST THE NETHERLANDS? by Lowell Ponte I tried to watch soccer’s FIFA World Cup Sunday but repeatedly dozed off from boredom. Soccer is a game played by athletes too small to play American football. The Third World loves it. Socialists love soccer, too, because its winners – to judge by [...]12 Jul 2010 in World
Pontifications – Notes on the News by Lowell Ponte,
Pontifications Notes on the News by Lowell Ponte The radical leftist Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is now taking up where the discredited and weakened radical organization ACORN left off. Days ago an SEIU rent-a-mob swarmed the suburban D.C. home of one of the top attorneys for Bank of America, trampling his landscaping and [...]23 May 2010 in News/Crime/Media