MEET THE JBTV STAFF
Anyone who is a die-hard music fan in Chicago has undoubtedly come across JBTV host Ryan Manno. Between his many years on the air at Chicago alternative music station Q101, curating at Chicago rock club Angels & Kings, and announcing artists such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, and Muse in front of 70,000 screaming fans at Lollapalooza, this guy can be found pretty much anywhere music is being played. He´s traveled the world covering music and pop-culture events, with appearances on MTV, E! Network's The Girls Next Door, The Amazing Race, and Kathy Griffin´s My Life on the D-List. He´s also hosted band documentaries from Plain White T´s and Naked Raygun, and has been featured in interviews in Rolling Stone, Spin, and Blender magazine. Ryan has broadcasted live from the Grammy Awards, MTV VMA´s, red carpets of Hollywood movie premieres and overseas music festivals. Lately, he´s been hosting a free weekly local music series at Chicago rock bar Angels & Kings, called the One Man(no) Show. As a lifelong fan of the show, Ryan is thrilled to bring his musical expertise to JBTV.