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 6-time award-winning “The Mo’Kelly Show” on the #1 news/talk station in America, KFI AM640 in Los Angeles and iHeartRadio. O’Kelly was honored as “Journalist of the Year – Radio” for 2020 by the L.A. Press Club and ‘Entertainer of the Year’ by the Latin Business Association for 2021. Additionally, he is a featured commentator regarding American affairs for BBC Radio, TalkTV and CNN International, globally.
His daily radio commentary, “Mo’Kelly’s 2-Minute Warning” is syndicated nationally in 60 markets via the Black Information Network and iHeartMedia.
His body of work includes television analysis for NewsNation, CNN, OAN, CNN International, HLN, FOX 11 Los Angeles, NBC4, MSNBC and Spectrum News SoCal, Good Morning America and others.
Prior to forging his own media brand, O’Kelly helped guide the radio careers of entertainment personalities Jim Rome, Ryan Seacrest and Tavis Smiley. O’Kelly’s print commentary has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Huffington Post and hundreds of other news and entertainment outlets.
(Be sure to check out the photo gallery for Mo’s Moments in the Business HERE)
Los Angeles Times editorial – ‘More Important Issues in Tupac Shakur’s Death Than Label’s Success‘
The New York Times editorial – ‘No Cure for Racism; Treat the Symptoms’
In all 3 minutes of his free time, he practices and instructs the Korean martial art of Hapkido, where he is a 4th degree black belt.