Montel Williams joins Air America


Air America Media ( has signed a multi-year deal with Montel Williams to host “Montel Across America,” debuting April 6.  The program will air weekdays from 9am-12pm ET on radio stations across the country, and streamed live online.

“Montel is a multi-media star and a familiar name to millions of people across the country,” said Bennett Zier, Air America Media CEO.  “The addition of Montel to our talent line-up is an important step for the continued growth of Air America, as we look to distribute Montel’s show across America.”

“After being on television for more than 17 years, I’m looking forward to engaging in lively conversations and interacting with the American public,” said Williams.  “Air America is providing me with the perfect environment to do this every day from New York City, as well as reporting from cities around the world as a travelling correspondent.”

“Montel Across America” will originate from Air America’s studios in New York City.  A new program, hosted by Lionel, who is currently heard in this timeslot, is currently in development.