Media Appearances & Testimonials

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR JOE GARNER brings a vivacious energy and an insider's expertise to his entertaining and absorbing accounts of the defining moments in America's pop culture history. Joe's quick wit, engaging personality, and the overwhelming popularity of his best-selling books has made him a sought-after contributor on television and radio, including:


...and hundreds of other national and local programs. Joe's books have also been bestsellers in the Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly and USA Today. For more clips of Joe, Click Here to visit his YouTube channel.


What They're Saying About Joe

Here is a sample of the praise for Joe Garner from show producers, and television and radio personalities across the country.

"Joe is always a delight…entertaining and full of surprises...he knows just what our audience wants."
Bonnie Tiegel
Senior Supervising Producer / Entertainment Tonight & The Insider
"Joe's always entertaining and informative. We enjoy having him on Today."
Andre Poulin
Producer / NBC's The Today Show
"I've had the great pleasure to work with Joe Garner on several occasions. Joe's not only one of the most engaging and insightful guests, but also one of the best prepared. He knows and understands the medium better than anyone. He's well-spoken and highly entertaining. I never hesitate in booking Joe because quite simply, he's one of the best."
Jock Hedblade
Field Producer / The Steve Harvey Show
"Joe is fabulous to work with. I think he has a knack for being informative and charming at the same time. I've had him in to discuss two very different books and he has presented the material so well that it speaks to all age groups."
Marcia Parris
Segment Producer / CW11 Morning News, WPIX-TV, New York
"Joe provides great segments. I'll have him in mind for future segments."
Kalina Rahal
Producer / KTLA Morning Show, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, CA
“Joe made it easy for Mark and Brian. He’s always upbeat, knows what he’s talking about and most important for me….entertaining.”
Ted Lekas
Former Producer / Mark and Brian Show, KLOS-FM Los Angeles, CA and syndicated

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“Joe Garner is the real deal. Like the guys on TV say, ‘Two thumbs way up!'”
John Isley and Billy James
Hosts of the nationally syndicated John Boy & Billy Big Show.
“Joe Garner is one of the best guests! He’s so entertaining and great to listen to. Joe provides quality radio every time!”
Steve Cochran
host of The Steve Cochran Show, 560 WIND, Chicago, IL / 550 KTRS, St. Louis, MO
“We’ll have Joe on again and again. He’s simply one of the best…always sharp, funny, and absolutely fascinating.”
Dave Ryan
The Dave Ryan in the Morning Show 101.3 KDWB, Minneapolis, St. Paul
“Joe can make paint drying sound interesting…we love Joe!”
John Lanigan
Lanigan & Malone, WMJI-FM, Cleveland, OH
“Joe is the consummate professional.”
Pat Hernandez
KUHF FM 88.7, Houston, TX
“Joe is prepared but conversational and casual, gets in all the right points without ever sounding “talking points phoney,” and importantly – listens well and participates with me to make it a solid radio segment. That’s the key, frankly.”
Keith Larson
Midday Host / WBT Radio, Charlotte, NC
“Joe Garner has a great personality, and is easily one of the most interesting people I’ve ever interviewed. I could have listened to him tell stories all day because he tells them in a way that is entertaining to everyone. Thanks Joe!”
Chris DeCarlo
WDSY-FM, Pittsburgh, PA
“Joe’s great…his topics and books always get a positive response from our audience!”
Sharon Newman
Former Producer MSNBC, now with ABC Radio
“Joe is a great guest. His series of books belong in every school and every living room in America.”
Jake Hartford
Host WLS Radio, Chicago, IL
“Joe Garner’s passion comes through loud and clear. My advice? Just put him on the air and stand back – Joe is happy to be in the driver’s seat. I don’t get a lot of interviews with guys who sell themselves and their project as well as Joe.”
Danny Wright
Host, nationally syndicated The Live Ride with Danny Wright
“He was great T.V….very engaging…very well spoken. I don’t know anything about the subject and was quite worried about doing the interview. I was afraid it would come across in the interview. However, Joe was very expressive about the subject matter and helped lead me right through the segment.”
Steve Salvatore
News Correspondent, CW11 Morning News, NY, NY
“Joe is THE MAN, when it comes to pop culture events. There is nobody better to have on your show than Joe.”
Tony “Radar” Hess
Executive Producer, WMIL Morning Show, Milwaukee, WI
“Joe is a true story teller…exciting interview, the next best thing to being there.”
Brian Elder
Co-host of Young & Elder, WGKX-FM, Memphis, TN
Andy says: “What a great guest! Joe has some incredible stories!” Alison says: “Joe is full of energy!”
Andy & Alison and the Morning Crew
WIVK-FM, Knoxville, TN