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Glenn R. Swift is an award-winning writer, editor, publisher, college professor, retired investment advisor and experienced radio talk-show host based in Florida’s beautiful and culturally vibrant Palm Beach County. Known for a colorful, insightful and humorous style, Swift was the honored recipient of the Florida Magazine Association‘s 1999 Bronze Award for Writing Excellence/Best In-Depth Reporting. Currently, he is Professor of History at the Flagship Campus of Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Adjunct Professor of History at Palm Beach State College at the Gardens Campus in Palm Beach Gardens and Editor in Chief/Co-Founder of OWW Media, Inc.

The son of a former senior British government official, Swift is a triple citizen/passport holder of the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. He possesses a formidable knowledge of history, economics, political science, philosophy, literature, geography, finance and current events both foreign and domestic. A member of Phi Alpha Theta, the International History Fraternity, Swift is a frequent lecturer at numerous cultural and educational institutions on a wide variety of subjects, and, for several years, co-hosted Rhett Palmer Live, the Treasure Coast’s most popular talk-radio show as well as hosting and producing shows of his own on AM and FM stations in Palm Beach County.

A passionate arts & entertainment aficionado, Swift has interviewed numerous celebrities in his distinguished career (see below) and twice served as Master of Ceremonies for the Delray Beach Film FestivalHe was the co-founder of the Theatre Orchestra of Florida and has produced concerts and/or emceed at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart, Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce, Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Borland Center in Palm Beach Gardens, Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens and the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Coral Springs. Swift is a former member of the Theatre League of South FloridaCassell Network of WritersFlorida Freelance Writers Association International Travel Writers Alliance and the British-based Travelwriters UK. So, if you’re seeking a quality editor, an experienced, versatile and award-winning writer, a dynamic public speaker or emcee, you should e-mail glenn@glennswift.net. Publishers and editors can be assured of a clean-copy work product, command of grammar/punctuation and strict adherence to deadlines. Rates are negotiable and vary according to the type and quantity of the work.

For many years, Swift was a well-respected entertainment writer and critic. Here’s a list of the celebrities Swift has interviewed in his distinguished career:

  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Johnny Mathis
  • Steve Lawrence
  • Engelbert Humperdinck
  • Joel Grey
  • Sally Struthers
  • Valerie Harper
  • Judy Collins
  • Charlie Daniels
  • Davy Jones
  • Dave Mason
  • Leon Russell
  • Edgar Winter
  • Johnny Winter
  • Rick Derringer
  • Peter Frampton
  • Arlo Guthrie
  • Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)
  • Jon Provost (“Timmy” on Lassie)
  • Melissa Manchester
  • Chris Botti
  • Dave Koz
  • Peter White
  • “Jungle Jack” Hanna
  • Benazir Bhutto (Late Prime Minister of Pakistan)
  • Scott Carpenter (astronaut)
  • Al Worden (astronaut)
  • Howard Schnellenberger
  • Rollie Massimino
  • Mort Sahl
  • Leo Gallagher
  • Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)
  • Roger Earl (Savoy Brown/Foghat)
  • Tico “The Hitman” Torres (Bon Jovi)
  • Otis Williams (The Temptations)
  • Leslie West (Mountain)
  • Colin Hay (Men At Work)
  • Jake Hooker (“I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”)
  • Phoebe Snow
  • Jim Brickman
  • Robert Cray
  • David Sanborn
  • Norman Brown
  • Yuroz
  • Russ Ferrante (Yellowjackets)
  • Mindi Abair
  • “Boney” James
  • JoAnn Pflug
  • Bobby Collins
  • Jay Beckenstein (Spyro Gyra)
  • Jimmy Fadden (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • Alexander Nevsky (Mr. Universe)
  • Clay Aiken