Rennie Bishop, program director announced that Errol Louis, a political columnist for the New York Daily News and a featured CNN contributor, joins AM1600 WWRL as the host of the “˜RL Morning Show, Monday-Friday 6am-9am.
Errol Louis was formerly associate editor of The New York Sun. He has taught college courses, co-founded an inner-city community credit union, run for City Council and was once named by New York Magazine as one of 10 New Yorkers Making a Difference with energy, vision and independent thinking. He became a writer for the New York Daily News in June 2004. He also writes a column, Commerce and Community for Our Time Press, Brooklyn. Louis is often featured on news television shows, including CNN’s Lou Dobbs. He was born in Harlem, raised in New Rochelle and lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn with his wife, Juanita Scarlett. He is the son of a retired NYPD inspector. He holds degrees from Harvard, Yale and Brooklyn Law School.
“I am thrilled to be working with one of the finest broadcast teams anywhere, with people who know the importance of bringing news and opinion to the public that is timely, accurate, useful and provocative,” Louis said. “Make no mistake about it: WWRL will be breaking and shaping news and politics each and every morning. Stay tuned.”
Other well-known talkers heard on WWRL include Ron Daniels, Ed Schultz, Ron Kuby, Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, Alan Colmes and Phil Hendrie. For a full line-up: