Johnny Steele, performer

Johnny Steele is a comedian, some-time talk show host, writer, humorist, political satirist, acclaimed actor and all-around loud mouth commentator.


Radio/Television Hosting
THE SHOW: KRON 4 & Bay TV 35 (NBC)
The Live 105 Morning Show: KITS FM (CBS)

Hundreds of venues in Canada, Europe, and U.S.
List available upon request.

Corporate Humorist/Host
Clients in all areas of business and fund raising.
See Testimonials and Client List.

Winner of the S.F. International Comedy Competition
Best Morning Radio Show: S.F. Publicity Club
Best Morning Radio Show: S.F. Weekly Readers’ Poll
Guest at the Montreal JFL Comedy Festival

Regional TV and Radio.
List available upon request Skills
Accomplished host, emcee, interviewer
Master of the ad lib
Character voices
Humor instructor and advisor
Proficient in TelePrompTer and IFB

Additional Information
Four-time host of the Bammies (California Music Awards)
Over 20 national TV appearances
Humor, essays, and jokes featured in various media
TV and radio demos available
Writing samples available

Contact Johnny Steele

Media Quotes

“ His rapid-fire tirades about socially unconscious Americana are brilliant.”
– The Contra Costa Times

“ He’s funny, smart, and has a definite point of view.”
– San Francisco Bay Guardian

“ A thinking man’s comic.”
– Where Magazine San Francisco

“ An intense comic whose best material grows out of anger at the state of modern American culture.”
– San Francisco Examiner

“ You admire him for his bravado.”
– The Oakland Tribune

“ Jazzy, stream-of-consciousness rhythms and a whimsical persona.”
– The Austin Chronicle

“ A tidal wave of social and political commentary”
– The Sacramento Bee

“ Intense energy and incisive social commentary”
– The San Francisco Chronicle

“I enjoyed your performance. My wife was truly busting a gut. You blindsided her with a zinger while she was taking a sip of wine and it took every ounce of restraint for her to hold it in.
-Marin Independant Journal, Lifestyles (Brent Ainsworth)

Corporate Feedback

“How you were able to come up with so many jokes that hit so close…is a mystery to us. Your ad-libs were hilarious.”
– Richmond Police Officers’ Association

“Your charisma and stage presence during our live auction helped us raise more money than we imagined.”
– Hopalong Animal Rescue

“I haven’t laughed so hard in years. To be able to come up with a routine about our school in such a short time was fabulous. Thank you.”
– Mills Elementary, Benicia

“Johnny’s presentation was fast paced, intelligent, current, and silly. Johnny made an effort to know about the event…and weaved that information into his act…”
– Vallejo Main Street Association

“Quick ad-libs by Johnny made me laugh out loud backstage. More than one person asked me to bring you back next year.”
– Producer of Regional Emmys

“Thank you for brightening our holiday party. I could tell everyone was having a good time because people were wiping tears from their eyes. And thanks for doing a clean set.”
– Science Applications International Co.

“Thank you for your outstanding performance. You have always come through.”
– Think Big, The Solano County Fair

“Incredible set…you killed. Everyone has mentioned how much they love your humor. I am truly indebted to you.”
– Auxiliary, UCSF at Mt. Zion

“I and hundreds of others became instant fans of yours that night.”
– U.C.S.F. Pediatrics Department

“The response was overwhelming. Great job. We’re looking forward to having you back next year.”
– The A.D. Seeno Construction Company

“It was an action-packed night and you were the highlight.”
– U.S.F Associated Students

“Fantastic Job. You are still receiving rave reviews. Hopefully we can sign you up for next year”
– United Cerebral Palsy of San Francisco

“ We were a mixed group of corporate executives and manufacturing folks and yet Johnny made everyone laugh.”
– RayChem Corporation

“Your performance truly went beyond my highest expectations. I was thrilled to have your talent grace our cause.”
– Center for Informed Food Choices

“You quickly ‘read’ the audience and tailored your performance accordingly. Bravo.”
– Professional Trade Shows, Inc.

“We were thrilled to have you grace the stage of the Geary theatre.”
– American Conservatory Theater

“Sincerest thanks…we appreciated the opportunity to laugh and find humor in the issues of the day.”
– World Affairs Council

“ Kudos for Johnny Steele who had us in stitches. The man was so funny we had members asking ‘how’d we get him?”
– The San Francisco Publicity Club

“ You managed to amuse everybody, keep the program moving, and lighten up the evening.”
– Access to Software for All People

“ We were thrilled to have you grace the stage of the Geary theatre.”
– American Conservatory Theater

“One woman was doubled over from laughter for 20 minutes. Everybody had a great time and Johnny was the icing on the cake.”
– Fremont Bank

“We aren’t the easiest venue to entertain, but you always seem to be able to make us laugh!”
– California Public Securities Association

“Everyone, from business executives to elected officials, has said what a nice time it was and that they enjoyed the light approach to the agenda.”
– Delta 2000