Hugh Hewitt to Speak at Proclaim 18 Convention

Hugh HewittNationally syndicated daily radio show host Hugh Hewitt will speak at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention that will be held February 27-March 2, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee.

In addition to speaking, Hewitt, Host of The Hugh Hewitt Show, will be broadcasting live from the Convention that week – Tuesday through Friday, 5-8 p.m. CT/6-9 p.m. ET.

“We are pleased to announce that Hugh Hewitt will be returning to speak at our Convention, and that he will be broadcasting from the Convention Center as well,” commented NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “Hugh was very well received at the Media Leadership Dinner last Convention, and will surely inspire, encourage, and bless even more this coming Convention.”

A lawyer, law professor, and broadcast journalist whose nationally syndicated radio show is heard in more than 120 cities across the United States every weekday afternoon, Hewitt is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Michigan Law School, and has been teaching Constitutional Law at Chapman University Law School since it opened in 1995.

For nearly six years, Hewitt served in the Reagan administration in a variety of posts, including Assistant Counsel in the White House and Special Assistant to two Attorneys General. Furthermore, Hewitt has received three Emmys for his work as co-host of the ground-breaking Life & Times program, a nightly news and public affairs program that aired on Los Angeles PBS affiliate KCET from 1992 until 2007.

Today, Hewitt is best known as the host of his radio show, which has an audience estimated at more than two million listeners every week. Hewitt writes daily for his blog,, which is among the most visited political blogs in the U.S. He is also a weekly columnist for The Washington Examiner and In addition, he is the author of a dozen books, including two New York Times best-sellers.

Other speakers at Proclaim 18 in Nashville will include Kay Arthur, Co-Founder and CEO Emeritus of Precept Ministries International; David Jeremiah, Founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries; writer, director, actor, and author Alex Kendrick; Billy Kim, Chairman of Far East Broadcasting Company in South Korea; Eric Metaxas, Host of The Eric Metaxas Show; evangelist Luis Palau of the Luis Palau Association; Dennis Prager, Host of The Dennis Prager Show; actor Dennis Quaid; Joel C. Rosenberg, Founder and Chairman of The Joshua Fund; Rick Warren, Pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California; FOX News co-anchor Kelly Wright; and many more.

In addition, musical artists will include Michael W. Smith, Fernando Ortega, and MercyMe. The emcees of the Convention will be twin brothers, authors, and entrepreneurs David and Jason Benham.

Proclaim 18 will take place February 27-March 2, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, while NRB’s award-winning Exposition – featuring around 200 exhibitors – will be open February 28-March 2.

For the Proclaim 18 schedule, hotel information, sponsorship and promotional opportunities, space and event reservation, registration, and more, visit

For questions related to registration, contact the NRB Convention Registrar at, or call 212-460-9700.

Also, for opportunities to sponsor and/or exhibit at Proclaim 18, contact Jim Buckley at or Joe Nemchek at

By NRB Staff

Published: November 9, 2017


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