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.
Tom Brady has drawn an outline of suspects to his horrendous jersey crime. Who do you think took it?
Demi Moore will be joining the cast of Empire. What actor is her second husband?
A photographer is bidding Britney Spears’ 2007 umbrella.
JLo gets a little flush when talking about her cougar reputation!
George Clooney can’t wait to be a dad.
Lindsay Lohan claims she was racially profiled at the airport.
B96 artist Twenty One Pilots has hit four-time platinum with their song “Heathens.” When they won a Grammy last week, what article of clothing were they NOT wearing?
Katy Perry’s Chained To The Rhythm music video.
Sarah Michelle Gellar couldn’t help, but live tweet the entire Britney Ever After and Snooki joined in too!
Today Show co-anchor Hoda Kotb announces on The Today Show she adopted a baby girl.