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Showbiz Shelly

Showbiz Shelly

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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.

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Janet From Morse

Melissa Joan Hart celebrated the 20th anniversary of Sabrina the
Teenage Witch. What was Sabrina’s cat’s name?

Chicago’s B96–22 hours ago

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 09/28/16

Kevin Hart is the highest paid comedian!

Chicago’s B96–23 hours ago

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Alexis From Naperville

Christina Aguilera dyed her hair back to blonde. Christina sang the theme song for what Disney movie which started her career in the 90s?

Chicago’s B96–09/27/2016

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 09/27/16

Hamilton launches another bulk of tickets.

Chicago’s B96–09/27/2016

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Rashila From Lincoln Park

Reese Witherspoon said that there will NOT be a Legally Blonde 3. What University did her character Elle Woods surprisingly attend?

Chicago’s B96–09/23/2016


[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 09/23/16

Brad Pitt is under INVESTIGATION by the FBI!

Chicago’s B96–09/23/2016

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Nely From Cicero

During a recent interview, Lance Bass claimed that Chris Kirkpatrick was the one that slept with the most women. What boyband were they in?

Chicago’s B96–09/22/2016

Brad Pitt (Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 09/22/16

More Bradgelina news!


Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Candy From Pingree Grove

Dancers are furious of Kendall Jenner’s ballerina photoshoot. Kendall is the brand ambassador for what make-up line?

Chicago’s B96–09/21/2016

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 09/21/16

Bradgelina SPILT! But why?!

Chicago’s B96–09/21/2016


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