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.
Kim Kardashian was on the cover of GQ for the first time ever this past month. What does GQ stand for?
Calvin Harris states that he is FREE!
B96 Pepsi Summer Bash artist Ariana Grande has another line of makeup coming out soon. What company will be producing the products?
Justin Bieber’s new love interest is Nicola Peltz!
Rachael Ray is headed to Chicago!
Kanye West is going on tour for the first time in three years. What brand manufactures his YEEZY fashion line?
Katy Perry throwing more shade at Taylor Swift.
Check out Demi Lovato’s epic Twitter rant before she deactivated her account! #ByeFelicia
Blake Lively shows off she’s a Harry Potter nerd on Jimmy Fallon. What’s the name of the LAST Harry Potter book?
Selma Blair rushed off a stretcher from the airport.