Eugene "Gene" Honda is a public address announcer for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Blackhawks, DePaul University basketball, Big Ten Tournament, and the NCAA Final Four. He is also the voice of Chicago's PBS station WTTW Channel 11, and the Chicago Marathon. He formerly worked for radio station WLIT, "The Lite" in Chicago. Honda was the p.a. announcer for the 2009 NHL Winter Classic on January 1 at Wrigley Field.
Honda is the only person to have announced at the MLB World Series, Major League Baseball All Star Game, NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, NCAA Final Four, and a World Class Marathon.