Showbiz Shelly is the entertainment reporter and co-host for The J Show on B96 Radio (96.3 FM). At 7:15 am, every weekday morning she also takes on listeners in a pop culture quiz: The Showbiz Shelly Smackdown.
Growing up in Chicagoland, Shelly would listen to B96 while driving to New Trier High School. She later graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a degree in broadcasting. It is at Northwestern where she discovered her passion for entertainment news being head of the Arts and Entertainment division of Northwestern’s television station. She started as a B96 promotions intern her sophomore year of college and worked her way up to the morning show. During her last ten years as an entertainment reporter at B96, she has met celebrities ranging from Miley Cyrus to Michael Jordan. Shelly has also contributed entertainment scoops to ABC’s Windy City Live, CBS and more.
One of Shelly’s favorite activities outside of work is beach volleyball.
Wheel of Fortune has a major contestant slip up!
George Clooney surprised his oldest fan in a nursing home. What superhero has he played?
Mariah Carey has created a full featured animated movie around her song “All I Want For Christmas.
Ellen share how wine sent her to the hospital.
Brad Pitt is in heartbreak hiding.
Howie Mandell says Tyra Banks is fitting in well with the “America’s Got Talent” team. Who was the host of the show’s first season?
David Ross gives a Cubs themed performance on DWTS.
Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey has been found!
Katy Perry accepted the National Equality Award at the Human Rights Campaign LA Dinner last night.
Gabourey Sidibe had weight loss surgery last year, but says she still wants to be a little chubby! What was the name of the film that was Sidibe’s first major movie role back in 2009?