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Amin Cyntje

Amin Cyntje

Director, Community Engagement and Live Events

Over the past decade Amin has developed thought leadership programming exploring current events, public policy and political life as a program director at the Partnership for Public Service, Atlantic Media's National Journal LIVE, and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. His accomplishments include development of a nationwide public education campaign celebrating public service, a nationally televised presidential debate in partnership with CBS News, and daily live event programming at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions of 2012 in partnership with ABC News and Univision. Prior to joining WBEZ Amin served as director of programming at the University of Chicago IOP where he founded their Fellowship program. Outside of work Amin enjoys biking, tennis, live music, volunteering and exploring Chicago. Originally from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Amin has a B.A. in political science from Bethune-Cookman College and an M.A. from the George Washington University. 

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