Heidi Harris

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Heidi Harris
Born Las Vegas, Nevada
Show "The Heidi Harris Show"
"Heidi Harris Files"
Station(s) KDWN, KBET (AM)
Time slot 7:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. PST Monday-Friday

Heidi Harris is an American talk radio host and author. Her show was a two-time winner of the Electronic Media Award (EMA) for Best Local Radio Talk Show.

Career[edit]

A native of Las Vegas and former professional singer and HR recruiter, she began her radio career at KDWN in Las Vegas in 1998. She moved across town to KXNT in 1999, initially as a fill-in host, weekend host, and then co-host of a morning drive show from 2001 to 2006.

The Heidi Harris Show, a conservative radio talk show, was heard weekday mornings on KRLA (Los Angeles) and KTIE (San Bernardino) from March 2012 to March 2013.[1][2]

In 2007, Harris returned to KDWN after it was purchased by Beasley Broadcast Group. The Heidi Harris Show was heard on KDWN from April 2007 until March 2012.[3]

Harris is a frequent guest as a commentator on cable news channels, including MSNBC,[4] CNN, TruTV, and the Fox News Channel.[5]

Since May 2013, Harris has appeared on the "Heidi Harris Files" thrice daily and on 790 AM "Talk Now" in Las Vegas, as well as online at 790talknow.com and as an app at KBET.

Writing[edit]

Her first book, Cocktail Waitress Wisdom, was released in August 2010.[6][7]

Awards[edit]

  • In 2003, she won an Electronic Media Award for "Best Local Radio Talk Show."[8]
  • In 2011, she was named by Talkers Magazine as one of "America's 100 Most Influential Hosts."[9]
  • In 2012, she was named "America's 100 Most Important Radio Hosts" by Talkers Magazine's Michael Harrison, who included Harris in his pick of "5 Up and Coming Radio Personalities."[10]
  • In 2012, her show was listed in the "“Top 100 Talk Shows of 2012" by Talk Stream Live, which ranks the nation’s leading streaming talk shows.[11]

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