TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Freed Marine Jon Hammar To Appear On ‘O’Reilly Factor’ Tonight

A U.S. Marine who was freed from a Mexican prison last month–in part because of aggressive coverage from Bill O’Reilly–will be appearing on “The O’Reilly Factor” tonight.

The Marine, Jon Hammar, was thrown into a Mexican prison after attempting to declare an antique shotgun (which was illegal in Mexico) at the border. After four months in prison, his family went public with the details to garner media coverage. O’Reilly dedicated more time to Hammar’s plight than any other program on cable news.

Hammar was originally slated to appear on the program earlier this month, but canceled due to emotional distress  His father appeared in his place:


Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!