Clyde Lewis - Host

Clyde Lewis is a powerful voice in parapolitical and paranormal news and commentary. With a diverse background in news, acting, writing and radio, he entertains and captivates audiences across multiple platforms. Lewis’ career in radio began in Utah in 1982 and he created Ground Zero in 1995 in Salt Lake City. Lewis has produced Ground Zero programs online, on radio and on television. He is ranked #4 as the most influential and popular streaming talk show host, according to TalkStreamLive and Radio Online for 2020.

Lewis has appeared in a SHOWTIME special with magicians Penn & Teller, as well as the television programs Sightings, Strange Universe and the Discovery Channel special Return to the Bermuda Triangle. He has authored five books and written articles in Paranoia Magazine, UFO Magazine, Unknown Magazine, along with being featured in Rolling Stone. Lewis is the model for characters in such books as Safe House by Andrew Vachss, Supernatural Law by Batton Lash, and Alien Invasion by Michael Tresca.

A fan of B-horror and science-fiction movies, comic books and mythology, Lewis has also published his own fanzines and co-written scripts for television and radio. He appeared in the movies Nightfall, which he co-wrote with director Kevin Delullo; Cage in Box Elder; and Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger Part IV, in which he provided the voice of the title character.

Clyde broadcasts from Milwaukie, OR at 860 AM, The Answer – The New KPAM. Ground Zero is on approximately 170 affiliate stations across North America.


Ron Patton - Producer

Ron Patton is a conspiracy researcher, writer, executive editor of Paranoia: The Conspiracy Reader and executive producer of the nationally syndicated radio show, Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis.

In 2003, Ron published MKzine, a magazine examining coercive mind control, invasive human experimentation and other related abuses. Since 2005, he has hosted several radio programs and podcasts including ConspiraZine, MKzine and Paranoia Radio.

Ron has also set up Paranoia: The Conspiracy Store in San Diego, CA and The ConspiraZone, in Portland, OR.

Wes Skotko - Producer

Wes Skotko is the senior producer for Ground Zero, who happened to start out as a fan of the show.

Skotko began working for Clyde as an intern by making videos for the Ground Zero youtube channel while he studied film and video production in Portland.

Today he works as the primary audio editor of the daily show montages and is the show’s board operator.