Justin Kaufmann

Former Interim Host
Kaufmann is the interim host of Reset, WBEZ’s midday talk show. He spent more than 20 years at WBEZ where he served as senior producer, executive producer, and host for variety of shows and platforms. In 2020 he returned to WBEZ to host a limited series of live, two-hour weekend call-in specials amid the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Kaufmann grew up in the northwest suburbs, graduated from Columbia College, and founded the celebrated Chicago comedy ensemble Schadenfreude.

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