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Rob Redding Biography, Background, and Career

Redding was born on 13, 1976 is an American. His practices span abroad range of media including sound. He is a media proprietor Awarding winning radio talk show.

Robert Rob Redding Biography

Redding was born on 13, 1976 is an American. His practices span abroad range of media including sound. He is a media proprietor Awarding winning radio talk show.

Bestselling author and independent journalist Redding is known as the founder and publisher of Redding News and host of a talk radio show and podcast. 2003 he was among few blacks to be named ta talkers magazine.

He made history being the only black program director in the white-dominated talk radio station. His web site Redding news review has earned three consecutive black web Awards. He currently runs the web oldest black news aggregation outlet and first and most successful stand-alone subscriber-based web and talk show.

Rob Redding Background 

Rob is the son of Robert Redding Sr.., a former  Atlanta Pastor and former president of the Fayette County black voters league. And the late Mary Ann Redding, who was an Atlanta public school teacher board candidate. he gained his artistic ability from his mother Mary who was part eastern European Jewish.

And his ability to communicate effectively from his mother and father who is part black and white.  And credits his oldest sister Keena for talking him to Mary of his early art shows and childhood teacher for her influence. His formal training is in media. Graduated from Marshall University with a masters in communication and is known for his work in sound.

Rob Redding Career

Robert began his performative media career as a hip hop radio personality at KZWA-FM at Mcneese state in lake Charles in 1994. 1996 he accepted a full-time position as a hip hop night personality at WIBB-FM where he was named Tonny Smoove by his program director. Macon was also the home of another Redding family member.

He then left hip hop for talk radio and journalism, working at a series of newspapers. And finally, the Washington time during that same time he began his radio talk career filling in for Bernie Mccain on radio ones in Washington D.C in 1999. 2001 he landed his first full-time job in talk radio doing afternoon at CBS Radio. Where he started Redding news. he then left the station in 2003 and began syndicating his talk radio show while filling in.

August 30 he began doing a weekday show for GCN, while still doing the Sunday show. The weekday show aired in multiple markets and at one time on Sirius XM daily from April 2012 to February 2013. the Sirius XM deal ended after nearly half a decade and more than 420 episodes on February 10, 2013.