Christopher Balfe Promoted to President and COO of Mercury Radio Arts

Oversees All Glenn Beck Related Properties Including Third Highest Rated Radio Program in America, Leading Cable News Show and #1 New York Times Bestselling Books


 NEW YORK, NY (January 8th, 2008) –Christopher Balfe has been appointed President and COO of Mercury Radio Arts, Glenn Beck’s multi-media production company. Balfe previously served as General Manager and COO and has spearheaded the company’s growth and expansion into television, book and magazine publishing, new media and live stage shows. The announcement was made today by Glenn Beck.


 Balfe will continue to manage the day to day operations for all Glenn Beck related properties including his nationally syndicated radio program, top-rated show on Headline News, New York Times bestselling books, pioneering stage tour business, destination website and leading consumer magazine. In 2007, Balfe drove Mercury’s growth by helping extend Beck’s contract with Premiere Radio Networks to continue broadcasting “The Glenn Beck Program” through 2012 on nearly 300 radio affiliates and by helping publish the recent #1 New York Times bestseller, "An Inconvenient Book."


 In announcing the promotion, Glenn Beck said: “When Chris first joined me, I would have been lucky to sell my company for a pack of gum. Through his insight, stability, and business prowess that no entertainment company has seen since Roy O. Disney, our little company has grown into a multi-million dollar content production powerhouse. And the best part is, we’re just getting started.”


 Balfe said: “It is an incredible privilege to work for someone as talented, passionate and entertaining as Glenn. Even more rare, however, is to work with someone you trust and respect as much as I do Glenn. We have enjoyed tremendous success and I look forward to continuing to build on our momentum in the years to come.”


 Balfe joined Glenn at Mercury Radio Arts in 2003 as the second employee and has grown Mercury into a multi-media enterprise that has achieved a compound annual growth rate of 67% over the last 5 years. Mercury’s leading productions include: “The Glenn Beck Program,” the third highest rated radio show in America, (source: Adults 25-54/Premiere Radio Research/Arbitron Nationwide Spring 2007 data); “Glenn Beck” on Headline News; Beck’s acclaimed New York Times bestselling books “The Real America” and “An Inconvenient Book”; “Fusion,” a monthly magazine that boasts tens of thousands of subscribers; Beck’s live stage shows, which have been seen by more than 120,000 people, and which receives over 5 million unique visitors a month. He also manages Mercury’s relationships with such leading media companies as Premiere, CNN and Simon & Schuster.


 Prior to joining Mercury, Balfe was a Sr. Consultant with the management consulting firm Accenture. Balfe first met Glenn in 1996 when Beck was doing Mornings as KC101 in New Haven, CT.

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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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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