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Erick Erickson

Host, Erick Erickson Show
Erick Erickson is the host of the nationally syndicated Erick Erickson Show from Atlanta, Georgia after a decade hosting the evening drive on America's most listened to news-talk station, WSB in Atlanta.

In 2015, The Atlantic named Erick Erickson the most influential conservative in the United States. In 2019, former Vice President Mike Pence declared Erickson's "voice and values are respected by people all across this country" and said he was grateful for Erickson's "leadership in the conservative movement."
Erickson has interviewed Vice President Pence, multiple cabinet secretaries, senators, congressmen, and governors. At his annual conference, he interviews politicians and candidates from around the nation. He has guest-hosted on the radio for G. Gordon Liddy, Neal Boortz, Herman Cain, and Rush Limbaugh. He writes a daily email read by numerous members of Congress, governors, and policymakers across the nation.

Erickson practiced law for six years; served as a campaign consultant for federal, state, and local races; ran RedState.com for a decade turning it into the most widely read center-right blog on Capitol Hill; ran for office and served as a city councilman; and served as a political contributor for both CNN and Fox. Erickson makes regular appearances on various CNN and Fox News programs, NBC's Meet the Press, and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. He is also a nationally syndicated columnist.

Erick Erickson is a native of Louisiana, grew up in the United Arab Emirates, and currently lives in Macon, GA with his wife and children. He is a graduate of Mercer University and its Walter F. George School of Law. He is presently attending Reformed Theological Seminary working on a master's in theology.