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.
White Sox executives spoke to some Chicago high school athletes about bringing change as part of Major League Baseball’s Jackie Robinson Day, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The last surviving prosecutor from the Nuremberg Trials will be in Chicago Monday, telling law students how to avoid future wars, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The pews were full at Holy Name Cathedral this morning for what’s likely Cardinal George’s last Palm Sunday mass as Chicago’s archbishop.
A proposal in Springfield aims to protect pregnant women in Illinois against workplace discrimination.
It’s election day in Chicago Monday. Not for mayor or alderman, but for a group of lesser-known people who can have a big impact on how public schools are run.
It’s an anniversary a lot of them didn’t expect to live to see. Organ recipients gathered this morning in Rosemont to mark 50 years since Northwestern Medicine’s first transplant.
A west suburban police officer rescued some teens from an overturned canoe last week.
After Jess Owens Community Academy in West Pullman was closed last summer, relatives of the Olympic Gold Medalist were disappointed to see his name torn off the building.
Opening Day is next week for the White Sox and the Cubs, so Chicago police and each team’s alderman were reaching out to fans Friday to prepare them for a few changes in store this year.
The Mexican activist who holed up in a Chicago church for a year to protest her deportation is returning to the city.
Research on solar and other environmentally-friendly energy sources will have a new home at Argonne National Labs, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Another signal that spring is approaching – the thawing of Chicago skyscrapers means ice falling downtown.
At the end of the day on Monday, students at two elementary schools in Prospect Heights were boarding their buses to go home when an aide on one of the buses noticed the driver, Chuck Fedarj, wasn’t in his seat.
If you’ve got a question about your child’s health, you have an alternative this weekend instead of heading to the doctor’s office, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Protesters gathered once again in front of the Ukrainian consulate in Chicago this afternoon.
It’s one Super Bowl party where everyone could be the designated driver. WBBM’s Nancy Harty explains.
Dozens of people gathered in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood this afternoon for a parade celebrating the Chinese New Year.
A Chicago store that supplied kitsch and smiles for 25 years is closing its doors for good Sunday at 5 p.m., reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Senator Dick Durbin met with Chicago teens this morning to learn more about the violence that’s plaguing many of their south and west side neighborhoods.
Survivors of the typhoon in the Philippines and longtime residents of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood returned home Monday.