The David Pakman Show started as a community radio show called Midweek Politics in the basement of WXOJ’s studio in Northampton, Massachusetts. Today, it is a daily internationally syndicated politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, and on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, The program first aired in August 2005.
TDPS host David Pakman holds an MBA from Bentley University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Communication from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pakman started the program at age 21, and was for some time the youngest nationally syndicated political host.
In addition to hosting The David Pakman Show, Pakman has appeared on numerous national, regional, local, and international media outlets providing political commentary. Pakman also works as a new media consultant, often working with independent programs and broadcast platforms. Pakman's first appearance on cable news was on Fox News on April 4, 2014, when he discussed the resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich. Pakman has appeared on CNN, HLN's Nancy Grace program, and HLN's Dr Drew on Call, and was featured in Mother Jones and the Boston Herald.