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.

Myrah Felters and her parents Maurice & Cherise watch her therapy with Dr. Lisa Thorton at La Rabida Children's Hospital. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

13-Year-Old Girl On The Mend After Brain Surgery

Myrah Felters was a cheerleader, dancer and track star when she started experiencing severe headaches. Soon after, doctors found a tumor in her cerebellum.

01/20/2015

Kerry Wood. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Former Cub Kerry Wood Hosts Fourth Annual Woody’s Winter Warmup

When pitcher Kerry Wood retired a Cub, he knew he wanted to stay in Chicago and give back.

01/13/2015

Elijah Jackson and his parents. (Credit: March of Dimes)

Elgin Boy Named March Of Dimes National Ambassador

12-year-old 7th grader Elijah Jackson from Elgin is a happy and active kid but his mother Elise said it wasn’t always that way.

01/13/2015

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West Loop Park Patrons Call On Dog Owners To Pick Up Poop

Park patrons in the West Loop are calling on police to ticket irresponsible dog owners who leave dog droppings behind, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

01/13/2015

Matthew Jazwinski and the rest of his band Pulse Beat.

Teen Band Rocks For A Cause

12-year old Matthew Jazwinski is a 7th grader at Cary Junior High School. He’s also a cardiac patient at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

01/07/2015

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Brookfield Zoo Prepares Animals For Cold

Brookfield Zoo’s three resident polar bears, six bison and two snow leopards are used to this kind of weather but Spokesman Bill Zeigler says they make sure the animals have indoor and outdoor access during severe cold.

01/06/2015

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Suburban Gas Stations See Price Hike

That gas station on the corner that’s been selling gas under $2 is suddenly up by 10-15 cents today.

01/06/2015

Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale features a number of musicians with local ties. (Photo courtesy of  John Yonover)

Local Musicians Star In Dee Snider’s Christmas Tale

Tommy Hahn was just a teenager in Milwaukee when he first met rocker Dee Snider.

12/27/2014

Angela Grovey. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Roosevelt Grad Stars In “Newsies”

Angela Grovey graduated from Roosevelt University with a degree in musical theatre.

12/17/2014

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Frustrated Bears Fan Turns Anger Into Holiday Parody Video

Feeling frustrated about a lost Bears season? A holiday parody may able to help and now it’s gone viral, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

12/16/2014

Stasia Hawryszczuk, Dobra Bielinski & Sha Hua. (Credit: Lisa FIelding)

Made In Chicago: Delightful Pastries

(CBS) – It’s been a neighborhood bakery in Jefferson Park for more than a 100 years. For the last 16 years, Dobra Bielinski and her family have carried on the Polish tradition. “Our customers are […]

12/08/2014

Buick Enclave. (Credit:  KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Suburban Car Dealer Offering Free Cars To Black Friday Buyers If It Snows On Christmas

Black Friday usually means lots of deals on toys, clothes and electronics, but one suburban car dealer is enticing shoppers with the potential to get a free car.

11/25/2014

Illinois State Police decal. (CBS)

State Police Expect Busy Thanksgiving Weekend On The Roads

With more people expected to be driving this Thanksgiving weekend than last year, Illinois State Police will be watching even more closely for drunken and distracted drivers.

11/25/2014

Kayla Harrison, an Olympic gold medalist in Judo. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Olympian And Sex-Abuse Survivor Brings Message To Chicago

Kayla Harrison was the first American to win an Olympic Gold Medal in Judo. She’s also a sexual abuse survivor. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.

11/07/2014

Wrigley Building

Landmarks Group To Present Annual Awards For Historic Preservation

The iconic Wrigley Building, the Indian Boundary Field House in Rogers Park, and the Fortnightly Club of Chicago will be honored for their architectural significance to the city this weekend.

10/31/2014

Nik Wallenda will walk a tightrope from the Marina City Towers to the Leo Burnett Building, 50 stories above the Chicago River. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Crews Making Preparations For Wallenda’s High-Wire Walk

Trailers and generators line the Dearborn Street Bridge as crews prepare for Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk on Sunday night.

10/29/2014

Vintage Confections owner Cheryl Carr  (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Vintage Confections

Tucked away inside a small store front in Clarendon Hills is a place Willy Wonka could be proud of.

10/20/2014

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Catholic Charities Selling Designer Clothing To Raise Money For Mary’s Closet

Racks and racks of designer clothes, shoes and accessories are for sale at low prices this weekend as part of Catholic Charities’ Encore event.

10/18/2014

Rock musician Dee Snider talks about his holiday show, which will run in Chicago. (Lisa Fielding)

Rock Wild Man Dee Snider Brings ‘Christmas Tale’ To Chicago

The Twisted Sister frontman says his “Rock & Roll Christmas Tale” is a sort of “Wonderful Life” show that mixes Christmas with rock and roll.

10/14/2014

Riley's Trick Shop. (Credit: Facebook)

End Of An Era For One Of Chicago Area’s Last Magic & Novelty Shops

Riley’s Trick shop in Palos Hills has been making people laugh for decades.

10/11/2014

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