Michael Franzese, former caporegime of the infamous Colombo Mafia crime family in New York and now a well-known speaker for the born-again Christian community as well as working with collegiate athletes to avoid the dangers of gambling and sports betting. Michael Franzese is the only high ranking official of a major crime family to ever walk away, without protective custodies, and survive. Michael is now narrating a new show in Las Vegas called A Mob Story that opens July 11th at the Plaza Hotel & Casino.
2019 San Diego Press Club Award Winner
The show was honored with five awards at the San Diego Press Club Awards on October 29th. Host Richard Muscio swept the Radio/Podcast: Specialty Reporting-Series category with first, second and third place awards for his series of shows focusing on tennis, professional tennis, and rise of professional women’s tennis.
Award Winning Shows
- Scott Pelley, Veteran CBS Newsman, and Dr. Gordon Saxe, UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine
- Julie Heldman, part of the Original 9 and author of “Driven: A Daughter’s Odyssey”
- Gerald Marzorati, Author of Late to the Game
- Beau Treyz, Professional Tennis Player and Creator of “What Do You Get” Podcast
- Michael Franzese, Former Caporegime of the Colombo Mafia Crime Family