WHO IS THIS GUY?
Bob Lonsberry is the father of nine children.
A newsman for more than 30 years, he has won many journalism and broadcasting awards, including top New York Associated Press commentary awards in newspaper, radio and television -- the only person ever to do so.
He has been a newspaper reporter, columnist and photojournalist, as well as a magazine writer and commentator on radio and television. He is the author of several small books.
He hosts a midday talk show in Rochester, New York, on WHAM 1180, and an afternoon talk show in Syracuse, New York on 570 WSYR
He was also a commentator at NRAnews.com, a program of news and commentary on the Internet.
A veteran of the Army as a military journalist, Lonsberry is a former "Journalist of the Year" and is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal, the Thomas Jefferson Award and the Keith L. Ware Award.
Lonsberry is a Republican and life member of the National Rifle Association. He is a former emergency medical technician, the holder of a pistol permit, a former elected member of his village board and a marathon runner.
He grew up in Canisteo, New York, lives in Mount Morris, New York, is a college dropout and was once a missionary on the Navajo and Hopi reservations in the American Southwest. His oldest son performed similar missionary service in central Mexico.
He can be contacted by mail in Mount Morris, N.Y. 14510, or online at Bob@Lonsberry.com.