Paul Westcott

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Paul Westcott (born April 22) is a Marketing and Communications Executive at data powerhouse, L2.[1] Formerly he was an American radio host, political commentator, and blogger. He hosted the Paul Westcott Show in morning drive simulcast on WTAG 580 AM & 94.9 FM, WHYN, WGIR, WQSO and Charter TV3 . He also hosted a nationally syndicated radio show, The Paul Westcott Show on iHeartRadio, that aired throughout the United States on Radio America and was syndicated by Clear Channel's iHeartRadio.[2] He is a frequent guest on Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox Business, CNN, and CNN Headline News, commenting on politics.

Early life and education[edit]

Westcott born to David and Paula Westcott on April 22. Westcott started in media working at WFUV at Fordham University where he anchored, reported and produced local news for the NPR Affiliate. Upon graduating (May 2006) he started earning a master's degree in Political science while working for NBC News in New York. He graduated from Fordham University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in (May 2008).


Westcott has a short stint as a production assistant for the O'Reilly Factor before becoming a New York-based Assignment Editor for NBC News, covering breaking and planned events on the network's news desk. During his time at NBC Westcott worked for the national desk covering domestic news and the International Desk covering the world and working with NBC News' many international bureaus. Prior to leaving, Westcott covered the 2008 President race from the network's political desk.

Westcott started his career at Clear Channel Radio in 2008 as digital news/political editor for the company's 850+ radio station websites. After the election of Barack Obama, Westcott was asked to create a channel for iheartradio [3] Clear Channel's digital platform specifically covering Washington and the President. The White House Brief launched in May 2009 as short news loop and grew into a two-hour show with a massive digital reach [4]

Westcott maintained a role with Clear Channel Radio's digital properties as a political news editor overseeing all political news content and serves as an on-air correspondent on Clear Channel's network of stations . In addition to his digital and radio background he is also a pundit, primarily for Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and but he has also appeared on various cable and broadcast outlets.[5]

Currently, Westcott is the Director of Marketing & Communications at L2. L2 is America's leading provider of voter, consumer and modeled data to campaigns, PACs, associations and variety of other organizations.