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Peter Sagal

Host of NPR's "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!"

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 Peter Sagal Biography

Peter Sagal is a humorist, writer, and host of National Public Radio game show Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me! And the PBS special Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.

As the host of National Public Radios Wait Wait Dont Tell Me!, Peter Sagal is heard by more than 3 million people every week, broadcast on 520 public radio stations nationwide and via a popular podcast. The hour long show has captivated news junkies across the country with its lighthearted approach to current events. The show brough Sagal to Chicago in 1998 where he took the show to the next level and is now recorded in front of a live studio audience.

Sagal has traveled all around the country with Wait, Wait, playing to sold-out theaters from Seattle to Miami. At the podium, Sagal takes audiences behind the scenes of Wait, Wait to explore the shows beginnings, some of its more memorable moments and a look at todays news stories. An adept moderator, Sagal is the perfect emcee, able to apply his quick wit to esoteric company stories, weaving jokes for an uproarious and unforgettable evening. Whether providing insightful, colorful commentary on current events or a behind-the-scenes peek at the funniest show on radio, Sagal never fails to inform and entertain.

In Spring 2013 Sagal hosted a PBS special series, Constitution USA with Peter Sagal. On the show, he traveled across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the Constitution lives, how it works, its history and its vital relevance today.

Sagal's first book, The Book of Vice (Naughty Things and How to Do Them), is a series of comic essays about people who misbehave, why they misbehave, and why they’re not necessarily having more fun than you are. Sagal has written two other books, The Wait Album: More of the Best and The Incomplete Book of Running, the later of which pays tribute to his passion for long-distance running. Sagal has run a total of 14 marathons including four Boston Marathons, four Chicago Marathons, the New York City Marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon, and the Twin Cities Marathon.

Sagal graduated from Harvard University and explored several occupations, including theater and writing, before following his journalism path. He has several playwrights that have been performed in theaters across the United States as well as several screenplays. He wrote for several television shows including his own Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! television movie and Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.

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Peter Sagal

Host of NPR's "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!"

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Peter Sagal Biography

Peter Sagal is a humorist, writer, and host of National Public Radio game show Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me! And the PBS special Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.

As the host of National Public Radios Wait Wait Dont Tell Me!, Peter Sagal is heard by more than 3 million people every week, broadcast on 520 public radio stations nationwide and via a popular podcast. The hour long show has captivated news junkies across the country with its lighthearted approach to current events. The show brough Sagal to Chicago in 1998 where he took the show to the next level and is now recorded in front of a live studio audience.

Sagal has traveled all around the country with Wait, Wait, playing to sold-out theaters from Seattle to Miami. At the podium, Sagal takes audiences behind the scenes of Wait, Wait to explore the shows beginnings, some of its more memorable moments and a look at todays news stories. An adept moderator, Sagal is the perfect emcee, able to apply his quick wit to esoteric company stories, weaving jokes for an uproarious and unforgettable evening. Whether providing insightful, colorful commentary on current events or a behind-the-scenes peek at the funniest show on radio, Sagal never fails to inform and entertain.

In Spring 2013 Sagal hosted a PBS special series, Constitution USA with Peter Sagal. On the show, he traveled across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the Constitution lives, how it works, its history and its vital relevance today.

Sagal's first book, The Book of Vice (Naughty Things and How to Do Them), is a series of comic essays about people who misbehave, why they misbehave, and why they’re not necessarily having more fun than you are. Sagal has written two other books, The Wait Album: More of the Best and The Incomplete Book of Running, the later of which pays tribute to his passion for long-distance running. Sagal has run a total of 14 marathons including four Boston Marathons, four Chicago Marathons, the New York City Marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon, and the Twin Cities Marathon.

Sagal graduated from Harvard University and explored several occupations, including theater and writing, before following his journalism path. He has several playwrights that have been performed in theaters across the United States as well as several screenplays. He wrote for several television shows including his own Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! television movie and Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.

Peter Sagal Videos

  • NPR’s Peter Sagal on prioritizing time ‘without input’
    The latest episode of our series In My Humble Opinion features Peter Sagal, the storied host of NPR’s "Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me!" Sagal laments...
  • CONSTITUTION USA with Peter Sagal | "Freedom of Speech" | PBS ...
  • Peter Sagal, host of "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!", performs on The ...

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  • How to book Peter Sagal?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Peter Sagal for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Peter Sagal, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Peter Sagal or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Peter Sagal?

    Booking fees for Peter Sagal, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Peter Sagal, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Peter Sagal?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Peter Sagal for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Peter Sagal for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Peter Sagal or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Peter Sagal or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Peter Sagal is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Peter Sagal for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Peter Sagal generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Roman Mars, Calvin Trillin, Marc Maron, Linda Ellerbee and Linda Cohn. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Peter Sagal for an upcoming event.

Peter Sagal Speaker Videos

  • NPR’s Peter Sagal on prioritizing time ‘without input’
    The latest episode of our series In My Humble Opinion features Peter Sagal, the storied host of NPR’s "Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me!" Sagal laments how little time we spend with our own thoughts and...
    CONSTITUTION USA with Peter Sagal | "Freedom of Speech" | PBS ...
  • Peter Sagal, host of "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!", performs on The ...
    Peter Sagal: Analyzing Humor - YouTube

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