Bill Spadea is an entrepreneur, media personality, father, husband and vocal advocate for working and middle class families. Spadea is the top morning drive talk show host in New Jersey on 101.5 FM. For seven years he hosted a successful show on FOX TV, “Chasing News with Bill Spadea”. He’s done a little bit of everything over his 25-plus year career, serving as a political strategist, analyst, candidate for office and business executive. He also regularly hosts music festivals and comedy shows in the New York/New Jersey area.
Before getting into media, he served as an executive in the real estate industry for 18 years, coaching, recruiting and selling. He is currently a licensed broker in several states, including New Jersey, Washington and Massachusetts, working with a national real estate company.Following the show on FoxTV, Spadea launched and continues to manage budget and production for a film company which sold their latest movie “Psycho Storm Chaser” to LifetimeTV.
He took on a three-term Democratic House incumbent in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District in 2004. Highlights of the campaign included a 200-mile walk through all 44 towns in the district, knocking on 16,000-plus doors and beating expectations as the top Republican challenger in New Jersey.
Most recently, Spadea founded and serves as the head of the “Common Sense Club” which advocates and mobilizes people to support policies which help small businesses and families through smart, fiscally responsible management in government, education that does away with radical political agendas which characterize many public schools today, and support for civil, economic and medical liberty.
He graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in history in 1991. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Marines and received an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps Reserves after serving eight years. Bill has been married 27 years to his wife Jodi and resides in Princeton, NJ. Their son, Michael, is an honors student at San Diego State University. Their daughter Elizabeth graduated from the University of the Arts in London and has launched a successful career as a producer and brand manager in the UK.