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David Pakman
Pakman in 2019
Personal information
Born
David Pakman

(1984-02-02) 2 February 1984 (age 40)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
NationalityArgentine-American
EducationUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst (BS)
Bentley University (MBA)
Occupation(s)Political media personality and media entrepreneur
Websitedavidpakman.com
YouTube information
Years active2005–present
Genre(s)News
Political commentary
Subscribers2.12 million
Total views~ 1.9 billion
100,000 subscribers2014
1,000,000 subscribers2020

Last updated: April 5, 2024

David Pakman (born 2 February 1984) is an Argentinian-American talk show host and political commentator. He is the host of the talk radio program The David Pakman Show. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is a naturalized citizen of the United States.

Early life and education[edit]

David Pakman was born to an Ashkenazi Jewish family in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in February 1984 and immigrated to the United States at the age of five.[1] He grew up in Northampton, Massachusetts, and graduated from Northampton High School. Pakman attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts, where he majored in economics and communications. He earned an MBA degree from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Pakman hosts The David Pakman Show, a television, radio, and internet political program. In 2005, Pakman began hosting a show on local radio as a "hobby", and by 2011 the show aired on 100 stations, and outlets[4] including DirecTV and DISH Network through Free Speech TV, the PACIFICA Radio Network, on YouTube, LBRY, and via podcasts.[citation needed] The program first aired in August 2005 on WXOJ-LP ("Valley Free Radio"), located in Northampton, Massachusetts, as Midweek Politics with David Pakman. Pakman has appeared on Fox News, CNN,[5] HLN's Nancy Grace program,[6] HLN's Dr. Drew on Call,[7] the Lex Fridman Podcast,[8][9] two episodes of The Joe Rogan Experience,[10][11] Piers Morgan Uncensored,[12] Mother Jones,[13] the Boston Herald,[14] The New York Times,[15] and Wired.[16][17][18]

Pakman earns income through sales to advertisers, ads on platforms including YouTube and memberships sold through his website.[19]

Personal life[edit]

Pakman announced that he would be taking paternity leave in June 2022 after the birth of his first child, a daughter.[20]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Think Like a Detective: A Kid's Guide to Critical Thinking (2023)[21]
  • Think Like a Scientist: A Kid's Guide to Scientific Thinking (2023)[22]
  • Think Like a Voter: A Kid's Guide to Shaping Our Country's Future (2024)[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Polan, Judy (8 April 2010). "Q & A with David Pakman: Radio host becomes host of midweek politics". Connecticut Jewish Ledger. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011.
  2. ^ Pakman, David (31 March 2016). "About". davidpakman.com. David Pakman. Archived from the original on 12 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  3. ^ Burch, Sean (13 December 2019). "How Political Pundit David Pakman Built a Thriving YouTube Channel". The Wrap. Archived from the original on 3 October 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  4. ^ O'Brien, George (25 April 2011). "David Pakman, 27". Business West. ProQuest 868033984. Archived from the original on 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  5. ^ "White supremacist suspect in Jewish Center shooting faces hate crime charges – Erin Burnett OutFront – - CNN.com Blogs". outfront.blogs.cnn.com. 14 April 2014. Archived from the original on 22 April 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  6. ^ "YouTube – David Pakman on Nancy Grace's HLN Show: KS Shooting Suspect Glenn Miller Interview". YouTube. Archived from the original on 21 December 2021. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  7. ^ "David Pakman on HLN Dr. Drew on Call: KS Shooting Suspect Glenn Miller – YouTube". YouTube. Archived from the original on 21 December 2021. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Lex Fridman Podcast". Lex Fridman. Retrieved 20 May 2023.
  9. ^ David Pakman on Hunter Biden's laptop | Lex Fridman Podcast Clips, retrieved 20 May 2023
  10. ^ "David Pakman on JRE #1311". joerogan.com. Archived from the original on 9 June 2019. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  11. ^ "David Pakman on JRE #1479". joerogan.com. Archived from the original on 16 August 2022. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  12. ^ Piers Morgan Uncensored (6 June 2024). ”This Is Stalinism!” David Pakman vs Benny Johnson on Trump. Retrieved 16 July 2024 – via YouTube.
  13. ^ "LISTEN: Alleged Kansas Gunman Frazier Glenn Miller Discusses the Tea Party, Obama, and Ron Paul | Mother Jones". Mother Jones. Archived from the original on 10 February 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  14. ^ "KC rampage suspect told UMass grad: 'I hate all Jews' | Boston Herald". bostonherald.com. 15 April 2014. Archived from the original on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  15. ^ Hess, Amanda (17 April 2017). "How YouTube's Shifting Algorithms Hurt Independent Media". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 23 May 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  16. ^ Alba, Davey. "Want a Better Web? Here's an Idea: Pay for It – WIRED". Wired. Archived from the original on 19 May 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Group Launches #Openzilla Campaign to Combat Intolerance of 'Faith Driven Views' | VICE News". Vice. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  18. ^ Burrows, Peter (5 April 2014). "OK, Cupid, Where's the Line? Mozilla CEO's Exit Over Gay Rights Shows Split in Valley – Bloomberg". Bloomberg. Archived from the original on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  19. ^ Abbruzzese, Jason (29 May 2023). "This lefty commentator goes calmly where others dare not. Has he bridged the internet's toxic divide?". NBC News.
  20. ^ @dpakman (10 June 2022). "Thrilled for a second loaf of bread this Shabbat, my daughter! Unlike all prior baby pics I've posted, this time I…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  21. ^ Pakman, David (8 July 2023). "Think Like a Detective: A Kid's Guide to Critical Thinking". Amazon. Retrieved 6 July 2023.
  22. ^ Pakman, David. Think Like a Scientist: A Kid's Guide to Scientific Thinking.
  23. ^ Pakman, David. Think Like a Voter: A Kid's Guide to Shaping Our Country's Future. Retrieved 10 April 2024.

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