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.
People are saying Beyonce’s Formation tour mirrors Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation.” Jackson played the character of Charlene DuPrey on what 80’s sitcom?
Amber Heard is divorcing from Johnny Depp!
Anne Hathaway broke out in hives before going on a talk show. What 2010 Disney film did she star as the White Queen?
The Voice finale had its BIG season finale!
Madonna defended her Prince tribute on Instagram. What’s the name of her fashion line she created with her daughter?
Kris Jenner no longer wants to use her last name Jenner and wants to go back to being a Kardashian.
Megan Fox is in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Fox once starred in an Eminem video for what song?
Carmen is calling because she wants to know who stole her cheesecake!
FULL recap of the Billboard Music Awards!
Dwayne Johnson will star in the reboot of Jumanji. What late-comedian stared in the original?