Morris W. O’Kelly (Mo’Kelly) is a political and cultural affairs commentator. His award-winning radio program “The Mo’Kelly Show” airs on KFI AM640 in Los Angeles and iHeartRadio, where each weekend he covers everything from the latest in politics to entertainment and their invariable intersection. In 2016, the program won a prestigious Southern California Journalism Award for its tribute in memory of B.B. King. In 2017, “The Mo’Kelly Show” was featured as part of TNT’s “American Race” series hosted by basketball Hall of Fame member Charles Barkley.
His television work includes providing political analysis for KTTV FOX11, CNN International, CNN, MSNBC and serves as a featured commentator for HLN’s “Across America with Carol Costello.”
Prior to forging his own media brand, Mo’Kelly helped guide the radio careers of personalities Jim Rome, Ryan Seacrest and Tavis Smiley. His print work and commentary have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, USA Today and he has been honored by Ebony magazine, Yale University, The Los Angeles Press Club and others.
Mo’Kelly is a graduate of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and in his free time is an instructor in the Korean martial art of Hapkido, where he is a 4th degree black belt. He is available via his website, mrmokelly.com.