Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Sam Sylk was blessed with the many talents it takes to become a powerful voice in radio and media. This has led him to a prosperous multi-decade career that continues to this very day. All this success began from his hard work and dedication that he used during his years at Kennedy King College and Columbia School of Broadcasting. Sam Sylk would take full advantage of the opportunities that he was afforded by attending these schools to land his first radio job for WACR-FM in Columbus, Mississippi in 1993.
Throughout his early days in radio Sam Sylk traveled around the south from Oklahoma to Arkansas until finally landing his job in 1996 at Chicago’s WGCI-FM. In 1999 he began working full time at Cleveland’s own 107.9 WENZ-FM while still flying back to Chicago on the weekends to work at WGCI in Chicago. Sam has even has dabbled in working as a news reporter for FM News 101.1.
In 2013, Sam Sylk became the mid-host on Cleveland’s 93.1 WZAK where he still can be heard every Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm. His show discus many current and relevant topics allowing his loyal fan’s to call and discus them with him. Sam and producer Kenya Brown also play games every day giving listeners chances to win prizes. These games are “I Got Five On It” and “Rhyme on Time” are favorites among listeners. Sam’s show also welcomes and host many celebrity guess almost weekly. He’s also has owns Sam Sylk Radio which can be heard on samsylk.com Tune In Radio and Radio.net
Outside of his impressive media career, Sam Sylk has very success in other parts of his life. He is a published author of two books, owns his own chain of restaurants spots throughout Cleveland. Sam Sylk’s Chicken & Fish Every year sam does a charity event called “Winter Wraps” which is comprised of Sam collecting new and gently used coats to give to the children in need around the Cleveland area.
In his personal life Sam Sylk, is a family man who enjoys spending time with his wife, kids and grandchildren. He is also a big sports fan, which has lead him to try to learn how to play golf. As you can see Sam is a man of many hats and talents but in whatever he decides to do he finds success from his hard work, dedication, and faith in God and Family