Radio & Podcast Host at WGN Radio and Curiosity.com
I'm Cody Gough, host of the Curiosity Podcast for the award-winning Curiosity.com, as well as fill-in host and producer at WGN Radio in Chicago. As an established radio veteran, I've been with WGN Radio since 2008, and have worked on the WGN Plus podcast network as host and producer of the Game/Life Balance U.S. podcast since its inception. In addition to my broadcast experience, I have written for Curiosity.com, the GonnaGeek Network, and HuffPost.
In addition to my broadcast and writing activities, I moonlight as a video game enthusiast and commercial actor. I'm a graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Annoyance Theatre, and iO Theater improv programs, and have written and performed for a variety of theater, film, and web productions, as well as industrial/commercial videos.
I also have a storied career as a social media marketer, managing online efforts for companies through start-up, marketing agency, and B2B consulting firm work environments. In these full-time roles, I have developed expertise in all areas of social media marketing, having developed and executed comprehensive social media strategies for a number of organizations (Kenmore, Craftsman, Head & Shoulders, New Balance, Kraft, Corona, Pacifico, LiftMaster, P&G, Omron, Subway, Nuveen Investments) across a variety of industries from concept to execution, and having trained hundreds of colleagues on optimizing their digital brands.
Please feel free to contact me if you're interested in working with me on any on-camera productions or if you'd like to hire me to consult for any audio or podcast production, social media management, or personal branding services.