Julie Mann

mann250 Julie MannJulie Mann is the managing editor of Newsradio 780.

You occasionally can hear her on the anchor desk and as host of “At Issue” which airs Sundays with Newsradio 780 Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

Julie has been with WBBM since 1997, having worked her way to the Chicago market from smaller stations surrounding the city.

She grew up in the western suburbs of Kane County where she continues to live with her husband Pat.

Contact Julie at jmann@cbs.com

Snow in Batavia, Ill. (Credit: Lana Hinshaw-Klann)

Amid Blizzard, Firefighters Escort Woman In Labor To Hospital

The woman and her family members were on the way to the hospital, with no choice but to go into the snowstorm, on Sunday night, when her car went off the road.


Tourists visit the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC. (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Businessman Wants Crowds To Greet Vets Returning On Honor Flights

David Hockberg escorted veterans of World War II on a journey to Washington D.C. to see the memorial built in their honor. It’s a free trip for the veterans arranged by Honor flight Chicago several times a year.


Jimmy Bell Jr. (Credit Woodstock Police)

Elgin Man Wanted For Attempted Murder In Crystal Lake Double-Stabbing

A manhunt is underway by police in McHenry County for the ex-boyfriend of a woman left for dead this morning in her Crystal Lake home.



Lottery Sponsorship Helps Save Fireworks Displays In Illinois Towns

Fireworks on the Fourth of July will light up the sky in several local communities who may have gone without except for a promotion for the Illinois lottery reports WBBM’s Julie Mann.


Shooting Generic

Skokie Police Issue Alert For Armed Salon Robber

Skokie police have issued a community alert for a gunman suspected in several hair salon robberies.


Indiana Dunes

Talks Begin For Construction Of New Bridge, Would Give Access To Dunes National Lakeshore

Big ideas are crossing the minds of Indiana planners who envision a suspension bridge providing new access to the Dunes National Lakeshore. WBBM Newsradio’s Julie Mann reports.

WBBM Newsradio–11/26/2012


‘Groovestock’ 3-Day Music Festival Shut Down When Landowners Balk

Police pulled the plug on a music festival that was expected to draw 1,000 people this past weekend, after the owners of the land for the festival said they were only expecting 20 campers to show up.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

Grid-Based Garbage Collection Begins In North Side Wards

Trash in a number of Chicago neighborhoods will be collected differently starting Monday, but the city hopes no one notices a difference.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Shadow of a dog on a leash. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Warrant Issued For Man Accused Of Starving 27 Dogs

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces the filing of animal cruelty charges against a Bolingbrook man on Wednesday.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011

Levertis Williams (Photo Credit: Evanston Police)

Two Students Charged In Strong-Arm Robbery

Two Evanston Township High School students are accused of knocking several students to the ground and taking their cell phones in the hallways of the school.


A squirrel in action. (Credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Attempt To Smoke Out Squirrels Causes Apartment Fire

A man says he accidentally set his apartment building ablaze while attempting to smoke out squirrels that had taken up residence in the walls.


Winter Weather

4 To 8 Inches Of Snow Expected In Chicago Area

It’s already December, but the only snow we’ve seen so far has been flurries and a dusting on the grass. That will all be changing tpnight and throughout the day tomorrow.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2010

Northwestern professor Michael Allen says "Mad Men" does a good job of showing life in the 1950s and 60s and the origins of social reform movements including civil rights and equal opportunities for women. (Credit: Stephen Anzaldi/Northwestern University)

‘Mad Men’ Goes To College In NU Class

We learned in the last season of “Mad Men” that Don Draper never finished high school. Now he–and the series–is in college as the focus of a Northwestern University seminar.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010

Photo Of The U.S. Flag. (John Cody/WBBM Photo)

A Good Day For County Incumbents In Suburbs

Sheriffs hold onto their jobs in some close races.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2010

Maggie Daley

Mayor Daley’s Wife Hospitalized In Washington

Maggie Daley, who was in Washington to receive a leadership award from the Kuwait-America Foundation, experienced leg pain.


More than 41,000 fans were on hand at Arlington Park to great the legendary racehorse Secretariat. (1973 File Photo/Daily Herald)

Secretariat: The Chicago Connection

The opening of the movie “Secretariat” is Thursday and tells the story of the legendary thoroughbred nation-grabbing Triple Crown win. But there is a local angle in the success of Secretariat.

WBBM Newsradio–10/07/2010

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