News and Views analyzes the news from an objective viewpoint not found by other news entities driven by the almighty dollar. Host Charles Hale speaks with guests as they tell it the way it is, un-intimidated and determined to put a human face on news that otherwise is impersonal and corporate driven.
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Mr. Hale is a 1991 graduate of Collinsville High School where he had participated as an athlete playing basketball and excelling in baseball. Upon graduation, he found himself in the upper half of his class GPA, which would allow him to set his sites on McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, not only to continue his education but to further his baseball career as an NAIA college baseball player. Due to a full-time job, Mr. Hale would find himself being a 1999 graduate from McKendree University with a Bachelor’s Degree—Majoring in Computer Science with a Minor in Business Administration.
Upon graduation, Mr. Hale became a local talent on WINU-880AM while being the producer and sidekick to Mark Stevens on the “Mark in the Morning Show”. One year later he found himself working for the New Life Evangelistic Center, Inc. as the Accounts Receivable Manager. Within 7 years he managed to work extremely hard dedicating himself to the work of New Life Evangelistic Center, Inc. while showing compassion for those who are less fortunate and downtrodden. He now serves New Life Evangelistic Center, Inc. as their current Secretary of the Board of Directors while being a full-time local talent on NLEC TV – Channel 24.2 and hosting a current event show entitled News & Views. His career with New Life Evangelistic Center, Inc. continues after more than 20 years of dedicated service.