Hosts

At Townsquare Media New Bedford/Fall River, we do our best to support our local community in the most impactful ways possible. All of the content creators you see below live, work and play in the same places as you and your families -- and we know that what happens right here matters to you most. We hope you find that our original local content (found on our website and free mobile app) informs and entertains you as much as we enjoy creating it. Get to know each of us a little more by checking out our "behind the byline" facts below:

Tim Weisberg

I've been on the air at WBSM since 2002, when I had the chance to co-host the weekly sports program, "The Locker Room." In 2006, I began hosting my own program, "Spooky Southcoast," which covers paranormal topics and has aired…

Barry Richard

Been up and down the radio dial a few times. Started in New Bedford in the late 1970's at WNBH/WMYS. My journey took paths through Burlington, Vermont, Plattsburg, New York and Providence, Rhode Island before winding it's way ba…

Howie Carr

Howie Carr is the New York Times best-selling author of The Brothers Bulger and Hitman, in addition to several other Boston organized-crime books and two novels. He is the host of a New England-wide radio talk-show syndicated to m…

Jim Phillips

I am a New Bedford native who's been covering local news in the region since 1973. I worked at WBSM for 11 years in the 1970s and '80s before joining "Local Cable News," Channel 13 in Fall River. I served as News Director there fo…

Brian Thomas

Everybody knows WBSM is our hometown radio station. My broadcast roots here date back to 2009. My familial seeds were planted at the tail end of the last century. Yet, I cast myself as the proverbial outsider. Most listeners get f…

Ken Pittman

I grew up in Brockton, MA and have been a resident of the SouthCoast since 1998. A widower and now remarried as a father of six, I've been described as a leading voice for conservatives in Southeastern Massachusetts. My show, whic…

Phil Paleologos

As a kid, I listened to the night sounds of AM radio on my pink and silver Pacific transistor-6 radio (made in Japan) that picked up the great 50,000 watt clear channel stations around the country. I can still hear the smooth-voic…

Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro is editor-in-chief of DailyWire.com, and host of "The Ben Shapiro Show," the top conservative podcast in the nation, and a leading conservative speaker on college campuses, consistently defending free speech and open d…

Michael Medved

Born in Philadelphia, I attended public schools in San Diego and Los Angeles before winning admission to Yale at age 16 as a National Merit Scholar. I majored in American History and graduated with honors, before attending Yale La…

Hugh Hewitt

I am a lawyer, law professor and broadcast journalist whose nationally syndicated radio show is heard in more than 120 cities across the United States every weekday afternoon. I'm a graduate of Harvard College and the University o…

Chris McCarthy

I'm a Freetown native, a product of public schools and a graduate of UMass Amherst. I also graduated from the U.S. Army's Military Police school, and was honorably discharged from the Massachusetts National Guard. I was later the …

Marcus Ferro

I am a licensed attorney and real estate broker in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Bridgewater State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Massachusetts Schoo…

Jessica Machado

I am a wife and mother at the helm of a family with four children who spends her free time advocating for families and children on issues that matter most to local families. When I'm not submitting public records requests to local…