Dawson McAllister is recognized internationally as a gifted youth communicator. During his 35 year career he has spoken to millions of teenagers and young adults through television, student conferences, and radio.
In January 1991, McAllister began broadcasting a live two-hour call-in program for teenagers on 13 radio stations. Dawson McAllister Live! was also recognized by the National Religious Broadcasters association in January 1994 as the Talk Show of the Year. Now Dawson McAllister Live!is broadcast nationwide and in Canada on Top 40/CHR radio stations. Dawson’s newest show TheHopeLine with Dawson McAllister & Sarah Leeis broadcast across the US on Christian radio stations.
When Dawson is not hosting his radio program or speaking at a conference, McAllister is at home with his wife, granddaughter, and his animals. They live on a farm—McAllister’s an avid horseman—just south of Nashville, Tennessee.
McAllister has written 18 manuals from which he teaches at student conferences. His two most recent manuals are Making Peace at Home and Finding Hope For Your Home. His books include: Please Don’t Tell My Parents and How to Know If You’re Really in Love.