L. Brent Bozell III

Founder and President of the MRC

Lecturer, syndicated columnist, television commentator, debater, marketer, businessman, author, publisher and activist, L. Brent Bozell III is one of the most outspoken and effective national leaders in the conservative movement today.

Founder and President of the Media Research Center, Mr. Bozell runs the largest media watchdog organization in America. Since its launch in 1987, the MRC has developed the largest video archive in the world; the popular NewsBusters.org blog site; the CNSNews.com internet news service; MRC Business; MRC Culture; MRCTV; MRC Latino; and most recently, Free Speech America. The MRC has nearly 650,000 members nationwide, with over 12 million fans on Facebook, and over 7 million video views per week online.

In 2010, Mr. Bozell founded ForAmerica, an organization committed to restoring America to its founding principles. ForAmerica has grown to over 7 million Facebook followers with the most engaged social media army in the conservative movement. ForAmerica was declared, “One of the greatest unexpected influences on the [2016] election,” by the New York Times. In 1998, Mr. Bozell founded and was the first president of the Parents Television Council, the largest group in America dedicated to restoring decency to Hollywood. He founded the Conservative Victory Committee PAC in 1987. Before founding the MRC, Mr. Bozell was the finance director and later the president of the National Conservative Political Action Committee and the National Conservative Foundation.

Mr. Bozell's bi-weekly column (with Tim Graham) was syndicated by Creators Syndicate to over 50 media outlets nationwide. His writings have also appeared in numerous other outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, FoxNews.com and USA Today. He is the author of six books, including And That’s the Way It Is(n’t) (with Brent Baker), Weapons of Mass DistortionCollusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election (with Tim Graham), Whitewash (with Tim Graham), Unmasked: Big Media’s War Against Trump (with Tim Graham), and Stops Along the Way: A Catholic Soul, a Conservative Heart, an Irish Temper, and a Love of Life.

He has been a guest on numerous television programs, including The O'Reilly FactorNightlineThe Today Show and Good Morning America. He appeared weekly on the "Media Mash" segment of Hannity, on Fox News, as well as regular appearances on The Kelly FileYour World with Neil Cavuto and Varney & Co.

Named the 1998 Pew Memorial Lecturer by Grove City College, Mr. Bozell is a frequent speaker on school campuses and for civic and political organizations around the country. 

Mr. Bozell received his B.A. in History from the University of Dallas, where he was named the 1998 Alumnus of the Year. In 2015, he received an honorary PhD from UD. He is married, with five children and sixteen grandchildren.