Lisa Fielding

(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Lisa Fielding is a news anchor and reporter for Newsradio 780. She brings nearly three decades of news and sports, radio and television broadcasting experience to WBBM.

A graduate of Bradley University and an award-winning journalist, Lisa began her career as an intern and reporter for WEEK-TV in Peoria, then moved on to work for WROK-WZOK radio and as weekend anchor for WIFR-TV in Rockford. At the same time, she did some fill-in work as one of the first female voices on Chicago’s new all-sports station “The Score”. In 1999, she moved to Madison to be the main anchor for Fox 47 News at Nine where she was able to travel to the Rose Bowl and to the Final Four with the Wisconsin Badgers.

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Before coming to WBBM, she most recently served as main anchor of WVTV-WB 18 News at Nine in Milwaukee. She also spent seven years in minor league baseball as one of the few female public address announcers in the country and even was a contender to succeed Wayne Messmer as the public address announcer for the Chicago Cubs.

In addition to her duties as anchor and reporter at WBBM, she is an instructor for the Chicago Broadcast class at the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Lisa’s a native of the Chicago area, grew up in Lake Zurich and is thrilled to be back home.

Homes purchased and redeveloped and sold by Cook County Land Bank (Credit: Cook County Land Bank)

Cook County Housing Program Celebrates Milestone

Since launching in 2014, Cook County Land Bank Authority has bought 400 homes and sold 300 homes to 135 unique developers to rehab and build communities.

11/29/2016

One Step Camp (Credit: Colleen McGrath)

Chicago Based Children’s Cancer Camp Participates In Giving Tuesday

Children’s Oncology Services One Step Camp participates in Giving Tuesday, by raising money to give free camp for children with cancer.

11/28/2016

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Rocker Bruce Springsteen Stops In Chicago As Part Of Book Tour

Cold, wind and rain didn’t stop some 1,200 fans from lining up to meet their rock idol outside Books-A-Million bookstore in Chicago’s Loop.

11/28/2016

Finding Neverland (Credit: Broadway In Chicago)

Homewood Flossmoor Grad In Cast Of ‘Finding Neverland’

Dwelvan David said the first time he saw the revival of “The Wiz”, he knew theater would be his life.

11/27/2016

Tom Zengeler, his father Bob Zengeler, and brother Michael Zengeler at Libertyville production facility (WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

Made In Chicago: Zengeler Cleaners

Not many family businesses have the longevity of Zengeler Cleaners on Chicago’s North Shore.

11/21/2016

Shelter dogs train to become service dogs for PTSD veterans at the K9's for Veterans organization. (WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

New Center Trains Dogs To Help Soldiers With PTSD

A new training center opened eight months ago and is already helping veterans, who suffer from PTSD, be matched with service dogs.

11/11/2016

A group of 52 new U.S. citizens swears the oath of allegiance at a naturalization ceremony in Chicago on Nov. 8, 2017. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

52 New Citizens Join Ranks Of Chicago Voters On Election Day

Men and women, young and old, American Flags in hand, stood inside the Chicago Cultural Center and raised their hands as they took the oath of allegiance.

11/08/2016

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Mayor Emanuel Will Be On All Wavelengths Nov. 14

For 30 minutes next Monday, virtually every radio station in town will air a “Chicago Radio Town Hall.” WBBM’s Lisa Fielding reports.

11/07/2016

Chicago Cubs World Series Champions Rally (WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

Chicago Throws Epic Party For World Series Champions The Chicago Cubs

On Friday, Chicago threw an epic party in the streets of Chicago and in Grant Park in celebration of the World Series Champions, the Chicago Cubs.

11/05/2016

Wrigley Field's Brick Wall Along Sheffield Turns Into Giant Message Board (Credit: WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

Wrigley Field Message Wall Grows As End Of World Series Draws Near

As the street sweepers make their way down Sheffield and the bright sunshine beams on Wrigley Field, the chalk messages on the old brick walls grow.

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Jade Dragon is offering $100 Cubs tattoos all weekend. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

West Side Tattoo Shop Seeing More Cubs Fans Inking Their Loyalty

Jade Dragon Tattoo on Chicago’s West Side has been busy these days, inking die hard Cubs fans.

10/22/2016

Miguel Cervantes, who plays Alexander Hamilton said it's a little art imitating life imitating art.(WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

Cast of Hamilton Encourages Voter Registration

Cook County Clerk David Orr joined Friday the cast of Hamilton and hit the streets to get people registered to vote.

10/21/2016

Legendary director Peter Bogdanavich is being honored for his life's work in front of and behind the camera.

Legendary Director Peter Bogdanovich Honored At Chicago International Film Fest

The legendary director is being honored for his life’s work in front of and behind the camera, WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.

10/17/2016

Teresa Hall Bartels, President of Gateway (Credit: Gateway for Cancer Research)

Gateway For Cancer Research Celebrates Milestone

Gateways hosts Saturday the Great Gateway Cures gala at Navy Pier to celebrate 25 years of ‘illuminating the way to cures.’

10/14/2016

Baez was honored as Illinois 'Sportsman of the Year' and given a commemorative license plate that read 'Javy 23.'(WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

Cubs Infielder Honored By Secretary Of State

Chicago Cubs Infielder, Javier Baez was honored Friday by Illinois Secretary of State as Illinois’ Sportsman of the Year.

10/14/2016

The "Hands Off, Pants On" panel, hosted by Justice Anne Burke and held by UNITE HERE, Local 1 debuted a new video called "Union Men React to Workplace Harassment & Assault" which shows men reading women's stories of sexual harassment. | Lisa Fielding

Chicago-Area Sexual Harassment Survey Reveals Disturbing Numbers

The survey found that the industries with the highest levels of harassment are hospitality and food service.

10/11/2016

Chicago celebrates Columbus Day with 64th annual parade. | Lisa Fielding

Chicago Celebrates Columbus Day With 64th Annual Parade

The Great Lakes Navy Band lead off the parade as it headed south on State Street.

10/10/2016

Peter Bogdanovich, left, and Steve McQueen. (Getty Images)

Chicago Film Festival Marks 52nd Year

This year’s event, which kicks off Thursday, will honor directors Peter Bogdanovich and Steve McQueen and the legacy of Charlie Chaplin. WBBM’s Lisa Fielding reports.

10/10/2016

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Sex Abuse Survivor Urges Lawmakers To Change State Statues On Child Sex Abuse

Cross joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan in testifying before the Senate Criminal Law Committee’s Subcommittee on Statutes of Limitation.

10/04/2016

Dozens participate in a day of action against Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. | Lisa Fielding

Dozens Rally To Bring Attention To Incurable Disease

The Chicago rally was part of an global day of action to bring attention to ME and the people who suffer every day.

09/27/2016

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