I was a fan of WBBM Newsradio 780 long before joining the staff as a reporter in January, 2006.
I grew up in the Chicago suburbs, graduated from the University of Illinoisat Urbana-Champaign and earned a master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
I worked at the Illinois Radio Network for a number of years, where I covered stories on pretty much any subject of interest to the entire state. That includes a trip to Cuba with a delegation from Illinois, the 2000 Democratic National Convention, and the beginning of Governor Ryan’s corruption trial.
I live on the north side of Chicago with my husband and son.
Santa paid a visit today to some children who are happy to be celebrating Christmas out of the hospital, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Social worker Ellen Rosendale suggests you prep your child by talking about what Santa looks like and what to expect.
The town of Washington, Ill. is looking for help with the cleanup after a tornado devastated much of the town two weeks ago.
They were able to spend Thanksgiving with family, but now it’s time to deploy for members of a suburban Army Reserve unit.
It’s a post-Thanksgiving tradition that has nothing to do with shopping.
Carole Dibo, founder of the Actor’s Training Center, suggested aspiring actors not dress up like their favorite Star Wars character: “It might actually make you look a little silly.”
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, a northwest suburban high school plans to show off newly discovered pictures of the late president.
The tour focused on Barack Obama the community organizer, working with unemployed steel workers and public housing tenants and it threw in some personal details.
A startup in north suburban Barrington has a shot at the big time, after making it as one of 20 finalists who will vie for a free Super Bowl ad.
After a local veterans group halted donations to the Morton Grove Park District, because one board member was sitting down during the Pledge of Allegiance, a Naperville teacher has begun raising funds to replace that money.
Camille Paddock, a freshman at Huntley High School, shared her own story of standing up to bullies, in hope of saving lives.
Senator Dick Durbin stands by a controversial Facebook posting, but says he may take it down now that the White House has discredited it, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
As problems with the online health insurance exchanges prompt calls for heads to roll in the Obama administration, Senator Dick Durbin continues to support those running the beleaguered site.
The heat is back on at a battered women’s shelter in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, thanks to one very generous anonymous donor, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Local politicians gathered this morning to cut the ribbon on an expansion of Lake Shore Drive reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
With the possibility of snow on the horizon, what happens to all those Divvy bikes around Chicago? WBBM’s Nancy Harty finds out.
House Republicans are pushing for answers about the troubled launch of the new federal health care marketplace. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports a top Illinois Democrat says he supports that.
While many party goers are already putting on Halloween costumes, one gala in Chicago has a very green dress code, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
There was a ribbon-cutting and tours of the brand new bright 4 story building that sits at the corner of Chicago and Lorel in Austin where a police station once sat.
The Vatican’s decision to make John Paul II a saint along with Pope John XXIII the Sunday after Easter makes perfect sense to Father Wojech Baryski.