John is a Multimedia Sales Executive with over 20 years of media sales and leadership experience. A graduate of Loyola University, John started his career with the Chicago Tribune. He worked his way up through numerous leadership roles before taking a role as a Sales Executive within the Real Estate Advertising Department at the Chicago Tribune.
John went on to lead the major account advertising division for the Chicago Tribune for five years, eventually transitioning into numerous other sales leadership roles with the Tribune, then on to Farm Journal Media and Lee Publishing/Amplified Digital, prior to joining WBEZ in July of 2019.
John is a past Loaned Executive for the United Way, and currently volunteers his time with the local food bank, coaches middle school basketball at Saint Joan of Arc, and travels frequently to help out at baseball and softball games for his kids.
John lives in the western suburbs, IL with his wife, their three children and their black lab, Rosco