Mariam Sobh

Mariam SobhMariam Sobh joined WBBM News Radio as an anchor and reporter in October 2014. She previously worked for WBEZ as midday anchor and reporter and has worked as a traffic reporter on WCPT and WILV, a political reporter for Illinois Radio Network, a news host for WILL, and a DJ and news director for WPGU.

In addition to news, Mariam has a passion for the arts. She has studied and performed sketch comedy and improvisation through the Second City Training Center Conservatory and Music Conservatory programs. Mariam is represented by Lily’s Talent Agency and often gets called to do a variety of acting and voice over projects. You can follow her on twitter @mariamsobh

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New Chicago Nonprofit Packs 10,000 Backpacks For Kids In Need

Cradles to Crayons held Thursday its Inaugural Ready for School Backpack-A-Thon at the Hilton Chicago.


Increase In Suburban Car Thefts

Car thefts in some Chicago suburbs have been on the rise with reports made in Aurora, Naperville and Burr Ridge. In the last few weeks, each incident a car has been taken from the driveway of an owner’s home and police later recovered it somewhere in Chicago.


Aurora Residents Asked To Use Blue Porch Lights To Show Police Support

The effort also ties in with the upcoming “National Night Out.”


Food Depository Launches Annual Summer Meals Program For Kids

Kids will be out for the summer on Tuesday if they’re in the Chicago Public Schools system, but it’s not always a great thing to be on break. because some kids have trouble getting healthy meals outside of school.


At Least 1 Dead In Indiana Toll Road Crash

A fiery accident that snarled traffic for hours also claimed a life, Indiana state police said.


Cancer Walk Brings 4,000 People To Grant Park

The Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K is considered one of the largest in the U.S.


Jackson Chance Foundation Hold Annual Brunch Honoring Health Care Providers At Lurie Children’s Hospital NICU

A Chicago mom is giving back after losing her infant son a few years ago.


Thousands Walk Along Lakefront In Annual March Of Dimes March For Babies

The annual March of Dimes brought thousands of families and friends to the lakefront Sunday morning.


Bikes N’ Roses Reopens Belmont Cragin Location With City Support For Youth Employment Opportunities

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced an investment to restore 65 youth employment opportunities on the city’s Northwest Side.


NW Suburban High School Considering Changes To Class Ranking System

A northwest suburban high school wants to change its class ranking system, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


West Side Pastor Delivers First Sermon Since Lung Transplant

A West Side minister delivered his first sermon Sunday after a double lung transplant last month.


Mild Winter Leading To Lower Heating Bills, According To CUB

Natural gas customers could see a drop in their heating bills compared to last winter.


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CPS Students Compete In Science Fair At Museum Of Science And Industry

The 66th annual Chicago Public Schools Science Fair was held at the Museum of Science and Industry Sunday.


Wedding Expo Catering To LGBT Community Held Downtown

A wedding expo for the LGBT community was held in downtown Chicago today.


Chicago Area Restaurants Nominated For James Beard Awards

(CBS) — Finalists have been announced for the 2016 James Beard Awards. It’s an annual event that showcases the who’s who in the culinary world, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh. The nominees were announced at a breakfast at the Presidio Officers Club in San Francisco. 14 Chicago restaurants and chefs made the list. They include Sepia, […]


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Dress Shop Making Sure Every Girl At Prom Has A Different Gown

With prom dress shopping season well underway, a local store is doing its part to make sure no two girls show up to the big dance in the same dress.


Old Naperville Ladder Truck Now Fighting Fires In Mexico

After going through the lengthy process of transporting the 25-year-old ladder truck and getting it through customs, it has finally been put to use in its new home city.


Exhibit Shines Light On Plight Of Migratory Birds

An exhibit aimed at bringing public awareness to the number of migrating birds that fall prey to skyscrapers and other buildings has opened at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.


Thousands ‘Hustle Up The Hancock’ To Raise Money For Lung Disease Research

Each year more than 4,000 people climb to the top of John Hancock Center to raise funds for lung disease research, advocacy and education. More than 55 percent of our participants indicated they or someone they know has been touched by a form of lung disease.


Activist Tio Hardiman Says African American Community Needs To Come Together To Stop Violence

An anti-violence activist says more people need to come together in the African American community to prevent violence.



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