Gary is perhaps best known for his nearly 20 years on daily television and radio. He hosted the highly rated daily "Gary Randall Program" on KOIN TV, the CBS affiliate in Portland Oregon, for 12 years. The program featured leaders such as James Dobson, Charles Colson, Astronaut James Irwin, following his walk on the Moon, Tim LaHay, Pat Robertson and many others. It was syndicated to a number of major US television markets and on the Inspirational Channel and Family Channel.
Gary has hosted a daily radio program for 8 years that addressed the link between the Christian faith, the culture and our personal freedoms.
He has won 10 IRMA Awards for non-theatrical video productions, 12 Telly Awards, an Angel Award and the Gospel Music Association DOVE award for "Angel Band," the "Country Recorded Song of the Year " with George Jones and Vestal Goodman. He is also credited by RIAA with executive producing more than 80 Christian records.
While serving as president and vice-chairman of Pamplin Communications Corporation, He was co-creator and executive producer of the popular "Bibleman" video series for children and executive producer of "Heavens Sake Kids" and "The Singing Place" video series.
Pamplin Communications Corporation, (now Pamplin Media) co-founded by Gary and Robert Pamplin, owned 25 Christian Supply stores in the Northwest, Pamplin Music, Pamplin Entertainment, Pamplin Distribution and Pamplin Broadcasting. Gary retired from the company in 2001.
He has served on the board of the 35 million-member National Association of Evangelicals, the Portland Youth for Christ board and chairman of the Oregon Association of Evangelicals. Gary has served as Special Assistant to the President of Seattle Pacific University and Regent at Western Seminary.
He has been involved in establishing and building 139 churches, schools and medical centers in developing countries from Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique, Africa, to Central America, South America, Samoa, Fiji, Vietnam, India, Korea, Taiwan, Poland and Portugal.
He has served as a youth and music minister in Seattle, Salem (OR) and North Hollywood, and a lead pastor in Seattle and Portland.
He presently serves as President/Founder of Faith and Freedom Foundation and Network which is committed to advancing biblical values and principles in the culture, with a focus on Washington State.
He is married to Marjorie Hastings Randall. Both Gary and Marjorie grew up in the Yakima Valley. They have 3 grown children and five grandchildren.