JOE VAN GINKEL • Emcee & Collaborator
Raised in Anaheim, Joe Van Ginkel uses his love of game shows to battle his autism. Joe holds a B.A. in Communications-TV/Film from Cal State Fullerton. He has appeared on three game shows: the 1998 revival of Match Game, GSN’s Russian Roulette and Merv Griffin’s Crosswords.
Chief among his HGE duties has been serving as Project Manager for our events at the annual Trivia Championship of North America in Las Vegas since 2013.
FAVORITE GAME SHOWS: The Joker's Wild • $ale of the Century • Match Game