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PHS helps Chicago radio host discover his future

Published January 5, 2023

From the Prospect High School stage to the Chicago airwaves, Chris Petlak is the host of The Morning MIX on 101.9fm The MIX. The 2004 graduate takes us behind the scenes and has advice for students pursuing a career in entertainment. 

Petlak was previously the associate creative director at Liquid Advertising in Los Angeles and social media manager for Ryan Seacrest. He co-created and co-starred in the 2016 sitcom The Jamz, which is now streaming on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+.

Petlak was inducted to Prospect High School’s Wall of Fame in the fall of 2022, alongside actor Jennifer Morrison and 2020 Tokyo Olympian David Kendziera.