Tony Panek was raised on the mean streets of Roxana in East Chicago, IN. He graduated from Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, IN with a communication’s degree in broadcasting. Tony produces for a few shows on WJOB including "JED in the Region" and "Bob After Dark" as well as hosts the afternoon show "Region Rush Hour" along with Sam Michel. He also co-hosts his own worldwide downloaded podcast with Joe Ramirez called "The Region Ramble" where they talk about anything that comes to mind. Also, check out "Panek in the Region" where Tony roams about the Region.