Mariam 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
A West Side man has been arrested for promoting prostitution after an undercover sting by the Cook County Sheriff’s office, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
A new $1.3 billion deal for a new runway was announced at O’Hare Airport Sunday afternoon, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
For the last week, women have become more vocal about the things they say they’ve faced as they navigated the Chicago comedy scene.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Blasts Gov. Rauner For “Deplorable” Inaction Leading To Social Service Cuts
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says Governor Rauner’s inaction has led to the shutdown of dozens of social service programs.
At least 1,000 people braved the cold weather to march against abortion, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
A handful of protesters planned to disrupt the Bears game Sunday at Soldier Field. But there were so few that it didn’t go as planned.
Employees at a White Castle near Midway Airport got a holiday surprise that made them $500 dollars Tuesday. That’s when a Secret Santa paid a visit to the location at 63rd and Cicero, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in Chicago Wednesday meeting with supporters.
Fallen Chicago firefighter Herbie Johnson was remembered Sunday as the Mount Greenwood office was renamed after him.
Fed up with meals they found disgusting, students at an Albany Park neighborhood high school have organized a boycott of school lunches on Monday.
Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition marched down State Street Sunday afternoon to protest what they say was a cover up of the Laquan McDonald shooting.
Doctors with a northwest suburban health service have barred children who don’t have up-do-date vaccinations from coming into their offices, except on an emergency basis.
A northwest suburban health center will not be taking pediatric patients unless they’ve been immunized.
Holly Krig, director of organizing for Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration, said the group regularly organizes trips for the kids to see their moms, and this is the second year they’re collecting toys.
Big crowds are an easy way for thieves to snatch a wallet from a back pocket or a purse someone is holding off to the side.
Turkeys, potatoes, and fixings were handed out to the need on the South Side Sunday, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced two settlements today with a for profit education company.
The DuPage Convalescent Center is looking for folks to adopt a resident this holiday season, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
As folks gear up for Halloween one area organization is asking for leftover candy, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Race officials with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon were taking a wait-and-see approach to the potential for temperatures that will be warmer than ideal for runners on Sunday.