Paul Lisnek Bio, Age, Height, WGN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Paul Lisnek Bio, Wiki

Paul Lisnek is an American Emmy-Award Winning Host/Analyst/Author working as a Political Host for WGN and as a Radio Podcast Host for WGN Radio since joining in 2008. There, he appears on all the station’s newscasts where he is mostly found discussing the political issues of the day.

Paul Lisnek Age

Lisnek was born on the 19th of June 1958 in the United States. He is 63 years old as of 2021.

Paul Lisnek Height

He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Paul Lisnek Education

He is a proud graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign which he first joined in 1976. He has gone ahead to obtain several degrees in this school the first being a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication and Political Science which he obtained in 1983. Later on, he furthered his studies and obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication in 1980. He continued later to take a Doctor of Law(JD) degree which he obtained in 1983. Last but not least, he obtained a Ph.D. in Speech Communication in 1985.

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Paul Lisnek Work Experience

Additionally, Lisnek works as a host for Politics Tonight on CLTV. There, he mostly interviews the leading political figures in the city, state, and country. In addition, he also works as a fill-in anchor. Among high dignitaries, he has interviewed include presidents, senators, local representatives, governors, mayors, and congressmen. He has interviewed many mayors throughout his over 25-year career that it is almost impossible to count them over.

Additionally, he can also be heard on There he works as a host for the podcast “Behind the Curtain.” This podcast mainly addresses theatre, among other points of interest for the people of Chicago.

Lisnek is also a frequent guest on the WGN-AM radio programs among other radio stations such as NPR where he mainly talks about political stories of each day. In addition, he also hosts Broadway in Chicago Backstage in front of a live studio audience for the Comcast Network and anchors Newsmakers. The Broadway show presents an in-depth look at Chicago’s hottest theatrical productions.

He is an award-winning journalist being a multi-Emmy award-winner, Telly, Beacon, and Cablefax Award-Winning television host and analyst. In addition, among other awards, he has won “Footsteps of Lincoln,” “Day of Honor,” a special on the Honor Flite Chicago program for World War II veterans, and “Site of Remembrance” on the Holocaust Museum and Education Center.

In addition, he is also an author as he has written 13 books which include “Winning the Mind Game,” “Quality Mind, Quality Life,” and “The Hidden Jury.” Currently, he is finishing his first fiction book. Additionally, the Museum of Broadcast Communication in Chicago opened the Paul M. Lisnek Gallery. This section features a permanent exhibit detailing and honoring Paul’s long career in television.

Paul Lisnek Net Worth

In Lisnek’s career as a Host/Analyst/Author, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Paul Lisnek Salary

He earns an annual salary ranging from $35,000 – $100,000.

Paul Lisnek Parents and Siblings

Lisnek was born and raised in the United States. He has managed to keep information about his family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.

Paul Lisnek Wife/ Spouse

Lisnek has not yet revealed any information about his marital status. The information will however be updated once details about his dating life are available.

Paul Lisnek Kids

Lisnek has not yet revealed any information about whether or not he has any children. The information will however be updated once details about whether he has any children are available.

Paul Lisnek Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 2700 followers, around 6.5K followers on his Facebook page, and about 1400 followers on his Instagram account.