2017 EMCEE

Tasting Stars is happy to welcome Paul Lisnek, WGN-TV’s Emmy Award winning Political Analyst, as emcee for the Fifteenth Annual Tasting Stars event.

Paul Lisnek is a multi-Emmy, Cablefax, Telly and Beacon Award winning television host and analyst. Paul has been the political analyst for WGN-TV since 2008, appearing on all the station's newscasts discussing political issues of the day. He is the host of Politics Tonight on CLTV, on which he interviews the leading political figures in the city, state and country, and also serves as a fill-in anchor. Paul has interviewed presidents, governors, senators, congressmen, local representatives and mayors too numerous to count over the last 25 years.

Paul can also be heard on wgnradio.com, where he hosts a WGNPlus podcast called "Behind the Curtain," which addresses political, theatre, and other areas of interest to Chicagoland.

Paul is a frequent guest on WGN-AM radio programs and other radio stations including NPR, as a frequent guest talking about the politics of the day. Paul also anchors Newsmakers, and hosts Broadway in Chicago Backstage in front of a live studio audience for the Comcast Network, which presents an in-depth look at Chicago's hottest theatrical productions.

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