The Ralph Bristol Story
Ralph Bristol Biography
Ralph Bristol is a 37-year veteran of radio and TV broadcasting, including (since 2007) the host of Nashville’s Morning News, now “deeply ensconced” as the top-rated morning drive political talk show in Tennessee’s largest radio market.
Ralph enthusiastically and skillfully engages members of Congress, state legislators, scholars, activists and the public in important policy debates. He is a highly sought speaker on political and policy issues. His top-rated morning drive program is considered “mandatory listening” for conservative state lawmakers and political campaigns. Lawmakers often thank Nashville’s Morning News with Ralph Bristol for helping to gain critical public support for free-market, small-government policy. Ralph’s columns, “Ralph Rants” have been published many times on the national market-related website, www.realclearmarkets.com
Ralph is a U.S. Air Force Veteran (1971-75) and the son of a WWII veteran. He is past president of the Donelson-Hermitage, TN Rotary Club and was the fundraising chairman for Music City Honor Flight, which took more than 600 Middle Tennessee WWII veterans to Washington D.C. to see the WWII Memorial , free of charge to the veterans. Ralph has also produced and hosted Armed Forces Day celebrations for Middle Tennessee members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.
He is married to Marianna, an avid talk radio listener and participant, who has a devoted following of her own among Ralph’s large and growing audience.
You can follow Ralph on Facebook or Twitter @ Ralph Bristol. Find his daily “Stack O’ Stuff,” archived columns and audio at www.ralphbristol.com