Ben Hollis

Description: Eight-time Emmy Award winner Ben Hollis is best known as the host and creator of Wild Chicago, a travelogue show exploring hidden gems in Chicago, which aired on WTTV from 1989 to 2003. Hollis followed Wild Chicago with Wild Chicago’s Illinois Road Trip and Ben Around Town, the latter airing from 2000-2003. 

Our collection features Ben’s work, largely from Wild Chicago and Ben Around Town

Our complete collection of Ben’s work can be found here.

Dates: 1990-1998

Subjects: Chicago History, Arts and Culture, Chicago Arts, American Culture, Travel, Comedy

Selected Videography: 

Chicago Slices Raw: Ben Hollis at the State of Illinois Building

Ben Loves Chicago 9708