Emerging online radio station known as Beach City Radio (www.beachcityradio.com) is proud to that nationally syndicated radio host Warren Ballentine has joined its daily lineup. The Warren Ballentine Show currently airs on over 30 broadcast affiliates across the country. “The addition of Warren Ballentine to our broadcast family is particularly poignant, as he fills a need on our new online station and that is the need for dialogue on the national conversation from a decidedly African American perspective. “ says Beach City Radio President and General Manager Greg Johnson. “In my experience, news and public affairs is exceedingly important to the Urban listener and we feel Mr. Ballentine will be an invaluable source of information for our core audience.”
Warren Ballentine is no stranger to radio. Mr. Ballentine has been recognized in Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 List of one of the nation’s most influential Blacks, Warren Ballentine has galvanized millions of people to not just complain, but to take action to solve problems. Using the power of radio, Ballentine has championed and lead the call for action for the JENA 6 movement. He called for the National Economic Blackout, and the National Community Reinvestment Day, among other nationwide initiatives. He has been instrumental in driving political education nationwide and led the ONE voter’s registration campaign.
Additionally, he is a recurring guest and correspondent for CNN and FOX Business News. Born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, Ballentine has always had an affinity for law. He allowed his love for law to take him through law school at Ohio Northern’s School of Law and propel him into a career that brilliantly intersects the legal world, with the broadcast world. Going above and beyond the call of duty, Ballentine is adamant about using his voice to make a difference in his community and driving people to move to action.
Ballentine has worked as a Prosecutor and as a Guardian ad litem before going into private practice and has tried a multitude of cases including: Murder, Discrimination, Child Custody, Sexual assault, Police Brutality, Drunk Driving/Drugs, Gang violence, and all Domestic Relations to name a few. His newest project, My Rule of Law is a joint initiative with Judge Glenda Hatchett, aimed at increasing awareness around family law issues including child support, child custody and visitation. Ballentine is currently an accredited motivational speaker, attorney, radio personality, and activist who uses his popularity to try to make a difference every single day. He has been featured in/on The New York Times, Atlanta Tribune, Black Enterprise, Atlanta Business Journal, etc. and is a regular on the CNN Newsroom every Sunday. Ballentine continues to use his voice on and off the airwaves to promote change. We are ecstatic to have his voice here on Beach City Radio.