Daniel Kisslinger is a Chicago-based host and producer working in the worlds of radio, live events, digital, and community building, and the Cohost and Co-Executive Producer of AirGo. He is also the Executive Producer of VS, a Poetry Foundation podcast hosted by poets Danez Smith and Franny Choi, and is the Booking Producer and Contributing Panelist for The Hoodoisie, a biweekly block-optic news talk show hosted by Ricardo Gamboa. He executive produces the Chicago Poetry Block Party, and is a member of the #LetUsBreathe Collective.
Daniel was previously the host and Executive Producer of Erasing Boundaries, a weekly interview show on KDIC 88.5FM and online folio featuring conversations with artists who strive to erase musical and cultural boundaries, including hip hop stars Kendrick Lamar, Pete Rock, Chance the Rapper, and many others. He was also Station Manager of KDIC 88.5FM, the Grinnell College radio station. A native New Yorker, he interned at WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show and under Bill Bragin at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Public Programming Department, which produces the Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors public music festivals.