Callie Crossley is an American journalist and host of “The Callie Crossley Show”, a one-hour daily talk show on WGBH-FM, 89.7. She talks with guests about local and national politics, public affairs, arts, and culture. Past guests on the show include filmmaker Errol Morris, historian Howard Zinn, authors Junot Diaz, Frank Bruni, Edwidge Danticat, Colson Whitehead, Isabel Wilkerson, David Remnick, lawyer/author Charles Ogletree, actors Rachel Dratch, Leonard Nimoy, Anna Deavere Smith, and Wayne Brady, choreographer Bill T. Jones, and many more.
A television and radio commentator, moderator and public speaker, Crossley lectures on the collision of old and new media, media and politics, media literacy, and the intersection of race, gender and media. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV’s “Beat the Press”, and a frequent host of WGBH-TV’s Basic Black. Crossley is a regular contributor on Public Radio International’s The Takeaway (radio), and has guest hosted NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin, for which she also contributes commentary about wine. She is an occasional commentator on CNN’s “Reliable Sources”, and appears regularly on Fox Morning News WXFT-TV.