Morris O'Kelly (B'91)

Morris W. O’Kelly (Mo’Kelly) is a radio and television commentator specializing in politics and current affairs.  Presently, he is heard weekends as host of the three-time, award-winning “The Mo’Kelly Show” on the #1 news/talk station in America, KFI AM640 in Los Angeles and iHeartRadio. Additionally, he is a featured weekly commentator regarding American politics for BBC Radio.

O’Kelly is also seen as a regular contributor for CNN, CNN International, HLN, FOX 11 Los Angeles and Spectrum SoCal.

Prior to forging his own media brand, he helped guide the radio careers of entertainment personalities Jim Rome, Ryan Seacrest, and Tavis Smiley. O’Kelly’s other work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, MSNBC, Good Morning America and hundreds of other news and entertainment outlets.

O’Kelly will be featured on the panel entitled Breaking the Cycle in a Broken System: A Discussion on Mass Incarceration and Prison Reform with Paul Butler, The Albert Brick Professor in Law, Georgetown Law Center, Marc Howard, Director of the Prisons and Justice Initiative, Professor of Government and Law Students of the Prisons and Justice Initiative, and Brian Ferguson (C’18).