Richard Roeper

Richard Roeper

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
BandSpoken Word

Richard Roeper is a newspaper columnist, author, radio talk show host and television personality.For eight years, Roeper was the co-host of the nationally syndicated "Ebert & Roeper." He is a great speaker on pop culture and the movies - perfect for a college film festival as keynote or emcee.

Biography

Richard Roeper is a newspaper columnist, author, radio talk show host and television personality.

For eight years, Roeper was the co-host of the nationally syndicated "Ebert & Roeper." He is currently working on a number of television projects, including a reality show and a return of the "Ebert & Roeper" franchise.

Roeper is the host of "Starz Inside," a monthly documentary series on Starz. He has appeared as a guest on "The Tonight Show," "Oprah," "Nightline," "Conan O'Brien," "Live with Regis and Kelly" and dozens of other shows.

As a commentator for the Fox affiliate in Chicago, Roeper won three Emmys. He has hosted radio shows on a number of stations in Chicago, including WLS-AM and WLUP-FM.

Roeper continues to write his award-winning daily column for the Chicago Sun-Times. He has also written for Esquire, TV Guide, Playboy, Entertainment Weekly, Reader's Digest and other publications. He is the author of eight books, including "Bet the House," a look at gambling in America, to be published in early 2010.