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.
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.
What does it take to take care of one of America’s prettiest lawns?
CHICAGO (CBS) — You could say Albert Karoll knows a thing or two about the clothing business. “I come from a third generation men’s clothing business here in Chicago. My grandfather was Herb Karoll who […]
The newest addition to the Wrigley Field concession stands comes straight from new Cubs skipper Joe Maddon.
When 17-year old Madison Brown heads to Marist High School’s prom, she’ll have a new dress, a new hairdo and a glamorous new look. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.
Sarie Keller’s home is adjacent to the Bluelight, at 3251 N. Western Ave. She said, over the last several years, problems have escalated. The city has deemed the bar problematic, and has entered into a plan of operation with the bar, but Keller said the bar hasn’t complied with any of the city’s demands.
Buck is a three-year-old boxer mix and he’s the newest addition to the staff at Buffalo Grove High School.
Vandals have hit Marquette Park Golf Course for the third time in the last week and a half Tuesday morning.
June Palm is one of more than 80 ushers who escort fans to their seats, keep things orderly and make sure everyone is holding a ticket.
A Chicago woman is celebrating her first Mother’s Day after what she calls a miracle birth of twins this past week, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
Employees and clients are demanding answers after the clinic announced it was abruptly closing its doors on May 31.
2015 makes 29 years for Gary Pressy behind the giant Lowry organ high atop his beloved Wrigley Field.
When 18-year old Jonas Valentine came out as transgender, he felt isolated at school at first. “They then isolated me into the teachers’ locker room. They said students felt ‘uncomfortable’ with me in the normal locker room and bathroom. At first I felt like it was fair to the students, but now I’m realizing how unfair it is to myself.”
The number of people waiting for an organ transplant continues to grow, with currently more than 120,000 people on the waiting for an organ transplant, and more people are added to the list each year.
What regions of the U.S. are at risk for a major earthquake? WBBM’s Lisa Fielding talked to an earthquake expert about fault lines and risks here in America.
Kenny Patel says he’s overwhelmed by the support he’s received after word got out he may have to move out of his snack shop he’s owned for 27 years inside the CDW Building on Riverside Plaza.
Maddon says he’s still in awe of his new job and his new office.
Dr. Patrick Lank, an emergency room physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said synthetic cannabinoid – or Spice – is nothing new; but what is new is the different forms that are popping up.
Everyone calls him Kenny and he knows most of his customers by name.
(CBS) — It stands 95 feet high and is 42 feet wide and this season, it’s Wrigley Field’s crown jewel. The Chicago Cubs new video board has been a long time in the making. “This […]
Draft Town will be taking over Grant Park in a couple of weeks for the 2015 NFL Draft, and we’re getting our first look at what it will look like.