Pop Culture Critic; Host, The Morning AMp
Jill Hopkins is the host of "The Morning AMp" on Vocalo Radio, 91.1FM in Chicago. In addition to her broadcast work for Vocalo, and its sister station, WBEZ, Hopkins is a pop culture critic with bylines at The A.V. Club, Riot Fest's blog, Noisey, and more. She's a comedic essayist with regular appearances at The Paper Machete, and is the emcee of the live Moth StorySlam events in Chicago for NPR. Hopkins is also a longtime club DJ, who has manned the decks opening for Big Freedia, Har Mar Superstar, and a host of local bands.