Lars got his start in radio at age 16 spinning records and reading news, sports and weather at the edge of a cow pasture in Tillamook, Oregon on “The Mighty 1590”, KTIL.
49 years later, he’s only moved 75 miles east to Portland, and light years to “the Right”. The Emmy and Peabody award winner delivers six hours of radio backed by four decades of experience as a radio and television journalist. Six hours of daily prep keep The Lars Larson Show on top of the news cycle and top-of-mind for listeners across the country.
“‘Havana –on-the-Willamette’ (Portland) as a radio home base provides all the real red meat any talker could ever hope for. I’m thrilled to be part of the Alpha Family.”
Along the way, Lars has worked for more than a dozen radio stations and five television stations.
today, Lars hosts two syndicated radio shows: one for the Pacific Northwest states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho on the Radio Northwest Network.
The National Lars Larson show goes out to more than 100 radio stations from Maine to Honolulu and from Anchorage to Corpus Christi.Flagship affiliate station for both, FM News 101 KXL, carries all of the NW show and one hour of the national from Noon to 4pm PST
The RNW network, launched in 2000, includes 26 stations in the Pacific Northwest, the largest broadcast medium in the region.
Compass Media Networks launched the national in September 2003. 21 years later, the show continues to grow.
Lars currently has multi-year contracts with both Compass Media Networks and Alpha Media.
Much to his wife Tina’s delight, Lars has picked up more than 70 awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists, the National Press Club, including two Emmy’s and a Peabody for his reporting and documentaries.
He has broadcast live from the East Room of the White House where he interviewed President Donald Trump one-on-one. He was one of the first guests for the Inaugural “Skype Press Seats” at the White House. He has broadcast from Israel five times and.
Every year, Lars takes the show to the Stanford University Campus as a “media fellow” and interviews some of the top minds in the world at the Hoover Institution. He has interviewed many high-profile politicians, celebrities, athletes and authors including: , Rand Paul, KT McFarland, Sheriff David Clarke, Ted Nugent, John Stossel, Karl Malone, Rob Reiner, Jon Lovitz, Stephen Baldwin and many more.
Lars has been invited as a guest on Fox News and has appeared on “Outnumbered”, “Fox and Friends”, “Scarborough Country”, BBC radio and countless local radio and television news shows around the United States.