Chris Plante

 

Chris Plante

Chris began his radio career in 2005 – at his current home, WMAL/Washington DC – after spending 17 years at CNN including nearly ten years assigned to the Pentagon covering the U.S. military and intelligence community.

Chris was assigned variously as Pentagon Correspondent, Senior Producer for National Security Affairs, Military Affairs Producer and as an assignment editor. He travelled extensively for CNN covering defense related stories from Saudi Arabia in 1990 and Bosnia in 1995, to Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa and the remote corners of the former Soviet Union.

Chris received the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors’ Association (RTNDA) for his reporting from the Pentagon during the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

Chris formerly hosted his own program on the The American Life television network, and nowadays makes frequent appearances on various cable news networks including the Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC.

In his time with WMAL, Chris has helped raise significant amounts of money for charities like the Fisher House Foundation.

Representing the third generation of his family that has been “on-the-air” in radio and television, Chris brings a unique world-view, and largely conservative/libertarian values to his role as talk show host on WCOA.

Marching in lock-step with no politician, Chris says his political party is “Practi-crat”, “…because of my distinctly practical political leanings.”

Listen Live: Monday – Friday 9AM – 11AM
Studio Line: 888-630-9625
Connect with Chris: Facebook | Twitter
Email: The Chris Plante Show

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  • 12-3 Hour 3 - Biden's Got A Cold! December 3, 2021
    In Hour 3, President Biden comes to the mic to discuss terrible jobs numbers, and his voice is a shock.  He's coughing into his hand with a voice lower than Barry White, and meanwhile his son Hunter thinks he's lost it!  Also Chris continues raising money for Fisher House, talking to Mary Considine and Will […]
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  • 12-3 Hour 2 - Baldwin Declares himself Not Guilty December 3, 2021
    In Hour 2, Chris talks about Alec Baldwin and his hour long prime-time mea culpa courtesy of ABC News and George Stephanopolous, wherein he says he doesn't feel guilty because he didn't do anything wrong.  Also Chris continues raising money for Fisher House, talking to Denise Dolan and Dave Nye For more coverage on the […]
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  • 12-3 Hour 1 - Who Politicized Covid? December 3, 2021
    In Hour 1, Chris discusses Biden being upset that Covid became political, and wonders who, Who could have done such a thing?  Also he continues raising money for Fisher House, talking to Tish Stropes and Dave Coker For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune […]
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  • 12-2 Hour 3 - Alec Baldwin Didn't Pull the Trigger? December 2, 2021
    In Hour 3, Chris continues raising money for Fisher House, talking to Brian Gawne and Jenny Hall from the organization, and also talks about Alec Baldwin's first big interview with ABC News, and his revelation that he never pulled the Trigger on the movie set.  And shockingly, the same day, an assistant director is saying […]
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  • 12-2 Hour 2 - Justice Sotomayor and Dead Brain People December 2, 2021
    in Hour 2, Chris continues raising money for Fisher House, talking to Stacy Thomas and Dave Coker, and also discusses the Abortion case at the Supreme Court, and Justice Sotomayor's comments that dead brain people, and dead people, react when you tickle their feet, so babies aren't people! For more coverage on the issues that […]
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  • 12-2 Hour 1 - Fisher House and News of the Day December 2, 2021
    In hour one, Chris talks to Christy Wilcox and Michelle Baldanza of Fisher House as part of our annual drive to raise money for a place for families of wounded warriors to stay.  Also Chris talks about Abortion and the Supreme Court and more! For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download […]
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  • 12-1 Hour 3: Biden's Grandkids December 1, 2021
    In hour 3, Chris talks about Biden's grandchildren, and the one who doesn't get a stocking hung in the White House with care.  Also we play the body cam audio from the NBC Freelance producer who was pulled over chasing the Jury of the Rittenhouse trial. For more coverage on the issues that matter to […]
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  • 21-1 Hour 2: Fredo Cuomo on the Outs December 1, 2021
    In Hour 2, Chris makes fun of Chris Cuomo, also known as Fredo or Magilla Gorilla, and now CNN DOES have a Gorilla for sale, because Chris has been put on indefinite suspension due to how he helped his sleazy brother be sleazy, For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the […]
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  • 12-1 Hour 1: Accountability Matters December 1, 2021
    In hour 1, Chris talks about the difference in the way the media seeks accountability on January 6th to how they seek it for the Coronavirus.  Also we discuss corporate fascism and Abortion For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in live on WMAL-FM […]
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  • Hour 3: Boebert vs Omar-Some People said something! November 30, 2021
    In hour 3, Chris talks about the ongoing spat between Lauren Boebert and Ilhan Omar, and discusses the things different parties seem to have an issue with. For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in live on WMAL-FM 105.9 from 5:00am-9:00am Monday-Friday. To join […]
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