About the Host


In the early 1990’s, Antoine Hawkins began his career in media hosting the program, “Issues Today with Antoine Hawkins”, a weekly talk radio program that aired in the Greater Los Angeles area on KTYM (1460 AM) with well over 500,000 listeners. Antoine Hawkins received critical acclaim for his in depth analysis, ability to cover broad issues, and comprehensive interviews of politicians, civil rights leaders, and prominent religious figures. 

Talk Back Live with Antoine Hawkins is broadcast from the Universal Broadcasting Network (UBN) located at the Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, CA. With over 650,000 monthly loyal listeners and growing, the Universal Broadcasting Network television/internet radio has spearheaded online broadcasting throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Germany, South Africa, Mexico, Belgium, New Zealand, India, France, Italy, Malaysia, Columbia, the Phillippines,  and a host of other countries. 

Set in a “Reality Radio” format along with live pod-casting, Antoine Hawkins makes every effort to bring raw, insightful, and fearless news and feature guests that include celebrities, politicians, authors, and religious figures to discuss real world issues. 

Antoine Hawkins earned his Bachelor of Science in Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA) with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude at Touro University and a Doctorate Degree. Antoine Hawkins has also completed advance PhD work at Tennessee Temple University and is now in the final dissertation stages of his PhD in Transformational Leadership at Bakke Graduate University. Antoine’s charming and heartfelt vibe is preferred among listeners.