Al Gross is an American broadcaster, and host of National Countdown Show. He is President of Signature Media Group, Inc, which syndicates the show. He is also a voice actor, and radio broadcast consultant. Gross was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up in Ventura, California. He studied Pastoral Theology at Liberty University (then Lynchburg Baptist College) in 1973 – 74. As a broadcaster he worked mostly in Southern California in radio including KWIZ AM & FM in Santa Ana, CA, KEZY in Anaheim, CA, and was the first radio station manager at for Calvary Chapel’s KWVE-FM San Clemente, CA. In 1987 Gross went to Focus on the Family where he was one of the original writers and contributors for Family News in Focus. At KBRT-AM 740 (Los Angeles) he was co-host of Mornings with Tim and Al with Tim Berends. Gross and Berends were voted LA’s “Top Jocks” by readers of the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (Hearst Newspapers) in 1986. Later that year, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley proclaimed “Tim and Al day in Los Angeles” with an official proclamation. In 1994, Gross moved to Saint Louis where he co-hosted the morning show on KJSL-AM 630 for 14 years.