Glenn talks about his past and his plans for the future during trip to Pittsburgh

Read the full profile from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review HERE

Glenn has been making some waves in the media the past few weeks, both with the announcement of his new radio deal as well as his plans to merge GBTV with TheBlaze to create a new multimedia news, information, and entertainment company. During a recent trip to Pittsburgh, he sat down with the local Pittsburgh Tribune-Review to discuss his youth, his family, and his business and how the past has influenced the next phase in his professional career.

The Pittsburgh paper opened their profile with an anecdote of Glenn's very early interest in small businesses and politics:

As a kid in Mount Vernon, Wash., Glenn Beck fashioned a sandwich board from two political yard signs for a county commission candidate and set out to rally support for the man who ran a sporting goods store near his parents’ bakery.

“He was a young guy not bashful about being in the public eye,” said Bud Norris, 67, the object of Beck’s youthful support. “Everyone recognized that he was a special kid who had a kind of drive.”

Norris went on to serve two terms as Skagit County commissioner and two as mayor of Mount Vernon.

The drive that Norris spoke of led Glenn to build a media company that currently produces his daily radio and television shows, a thriving publishing imprint, as well as the newly expanded TheBlaze network, which merges one of the world's largest subscription streaming video networks (GBTV) with a news and information website that currently gets 7 million unique visitors a month (The Blaze).

The paper quoted Michael Harrison, publisher of the talk radio trade Talkers Magazine, about the merger. He said, "There are cases in which a personal name becomes a platform brand — such as Trump, Forbes and Ford — and they worked out well. But NBC wasn’t named Sarnoff, CBS wasn’t named Paley, and Playboy wasn’t named Hefner. I think Beck is refining his approach to continuing his successful journey as a 21st century media pioneer."

But what are some of Glenn's plans?

“We intend on being a positive force in music, film, news, opinion and music that will create and promote uplifting and empowering experiences in all mediums, much like Dick Clark, Michael Landon and Walt Disney did in the past,” Glenn told the paper.

Glenn's future goals are very much tied to his experiences growing up as reporter Craig Smith explains (story continues after the jump):

In high school, he sang in the concert choir and a smaller jazz choir, said Allan Fox, who graduated with Beck and is pastor of Assembly of God Church in Coulee City, Wash.

He performed magic tricks with friend Bruce Wersen, who became pastor of His Place Church in Burlington, Wash. They marched in a patriotic group -- Beck carried the flag; Wersen played the drum -- and appeared in the 1976 Rose Bowl Parade.

The patriotic group was the brainchild of Beck’s parents.

“Our town was dying. The mall went in, and my folks decided they had to do something,” he recalls. “The bicentennial was coming up — think of it, we lived in Mount Vernon — and the idea was to try to attract shoppers to the downtown.”

Beck sees similarities in his efforts today: “I’m repeating my parents’ life on a bigger scale.”

Glenn explained that one of the things he plans to do in the future is to "promote the mentality of Wilmington", a small town in Ohio that had been devastated when DHL, one of the biggest companies in the area, shutdown their distribution center in Wilmington which led to 10,000 people losing their jobs.

He hosted a Christmas special from Wilmington in December 2009, hoping that the town would serve as a symbol of hope to similar towns across the country. He hopes that other communities will learn that by coming together and helping one another, they can fix themselves without the help of the federal government.

Smith writes, "It’s a project he hopes to repeat across the country, Beck said during a recent visit to Pittsburgh. He announced a nationwide food drive and is looking for other towns trying to 'pull themselves up by the bootstraps.'"

Read the full profile HERE

Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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