broadcaster in Chicago, Illinois
Bob Sirott is a national Emmy award winning writer, journalist and TV personality. With his wife, Marianne Murciano, the duo recently hosted the popular Sirott and Murciano daily program on Chicago’s legendary WGN Radio. They co-anchored Fox Thing in the Morning on WFLD-TV from 1994 to 2000. Both are veterans of TV and radio with successful careers in broadcasting and communications. With a longtime fan-base on the air and now on social media, they've launched a Latin food web site, SusosFork.com, which combines their personalities, passion for food and Marianne's Cuban heritage. In a short time, Suso's Fork has already become a powerful driver of their radio and TV fans to their site. They're also attracting a steady stream of iconic brands as sponsors.
Sirott began his career as an NBC page in Chicago in 1966 working his way up to on air personality, first at CBS/WBBM FM. Beginning in 1973 he began a legendary 7-year stint as the number one afternoon drive personality on Chicago rock powerhouse WLS. He moved to CBS television in 1980 first as a local entertainment reporter and then as a correspondent on the network’s news magazine, West 57th. He returned to Chicago TV launching First Thing in the Morning, an NBC5 newscast. Next he developed and hosted the Emmy-award winning Fox Thing in the Morning on Fox 32. In 2002, Sirott became anchor and managing editor of the live nightly magazine Chicago Tonight on WTTW/PBS. He’s been a contributor to CBS News Sunday Morning. For the better part of the last decade he’s anchored prime time newscasts for NBC 5 and Fox Chicago News. Sirott also hosts Legends, an ongoing series of 90 minute video interviews with the Chicago Cubs’ baseball greats.