Bill Radke

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Bill Radke is an American radio talk show host, web video host, author, comedian and columnist. He currently hosts Seattle's KUOW-FM's The Record and Week In Review.[1] From November 1, 2010 to October 2012 he hosted Seattle's Morning News on KIRO-FM 97.3 with Linda Thomas in the 5AM to 9AM Pacific time slot.[2]

Previously he had been hosting American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report, a daily business/economy newscast. He also contributed humorous news and commentary segments to KUOW's long-running show Sandy Bradley's Pot Luck, created and hosted the satire show Rewind, distributed by National Public Radio (NPR), and co-hosted the radio show Weekend America, produced by American Public Media. As a stand-up comedian, he won the 1992 Seattle International Comedy Competition.[3] Radke authored the book Seattle and wrote a weekly humor column in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, two daughters and son.


  • Radke, Bill; Souders, Paul (2003). Seattle. Seattle: Sasquatch Books. ISBN 1-57061-276-5.


  1. ^ "Bill Radke, Host". KUOW. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Linda Thomas (10 Oct 2010). "New 97.3 KIRO FM Host". The News Chick Blog. Archived from the original on 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  3. ^ P-I writers (8 July 2004). "'Rewind' host Radke to leave KUOW-FM". The Seattle Post Intelligencer. Retrieved 2008-06-29.

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