Politics and Sports come together on “The Pad.”

An in-depth of the issues that not only face the Black community nationwide but also face us all are discussed on “The Pad,” with News Talk Florida’s contributor L.A. Batchelor. From politics, to sports and everywhere in between L.A. takes the issues on full fore.

He has guests from across all spectrum’s and always gives his guests plenty of room to share their many diverse views. Welcome to “The Pad.”


Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.