John Calvin Batchelor (born 1948 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is an author and conservative host of The John Batchelor Show radio news magazine. Based at WABC radio in New York for five years from early 2001 to September, 2006; the show was syndicated nationally on the ABC radio network. On October 7, 2007, Batchelor returned to radio with a 7pm - 10 pm Eastern time show for WABC New York and a 7pm - 10pm Pacific time show for KFI Los Angeles.
Batchelor was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, and was raised primarily in Lower Merion Township of Montgomery County, in Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district. His mother and father both served in the United States Army during World War II, and his father also served in the Korean War.