In Conversation With John Siuntres, host of the Word Balloon podcast

Here’s my chat with John Siuntres about his ‘Word Balloon’ podcast. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. And the podcast is also available on YouTube. Please Like and Subscribe to that video channel.

John Siuntres, host of the ‘Word Balloon’ podcast

John has been part of the Chicago Radio and TV scene since 1991, hosting and producing shows for WSCR Radio, CBS-TV, ESPN, Fox Sports Network, and the former Sporting News Radio Network. He’s covered the sport of boxing for these outlets, plus as a writer for Ring and Boxing Illustrated magazines. In 1998, John was nominated for a Chicago Sports Emmy Award for best On Air Performance. In May of 2005, John created the Word Balloon Podcast. a talk show podcast featuring one on one interviews with comic book creators, novelists, screenwriters and actors. In 2011 USA Today’s Pop Candy blogger Whitney Matheson rated Word Balloon the number 1 comic book podcast. Since its start, Word Balloon has cultivated an average audience of half a million unique users per year. John was featured on The Science Channel as an on camera expert on the eight- part TV series Prophets Of Science Fiction.

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