Showbiz Shelly

Showbiz Shelly
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As you probably already know, I’m the entertainment reporter for B96! You can hear me every weekday morning on the J Show reporting on the latest celebrity gossip. At 7:15 am, I also take on listeners in a pop culture quiz called the Showbiz Shelly Smackdown.

Growing up in Chicago around the North Shore area, I would listen to B96 while driving to school at New Trier High School every day.  I later graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a degree in broadcasting.  It is at Northwestern where I really discovered my passion for entertainment news as I was head of the Arts and Entertainment division of Northwestern’s television station, the Northwestern News Network.  My sophomore year in college I started as an intern in the promotions department at B96 and worked my way up to the morning show.  During my time as an entertainment reporter at the radio station, I have had the opportunity to meet many celebrities ranging from David Beckham to Mariah Carey, to Fergie to Michael Jordan. I often travel to Los Angeles to cover movie premieres, the American Music Awards, the Grammys and lots more.  

I also contribute my entertainment scoops regularly to Windy City Live and CBS to name a few.

When I’m not covering the entertainment beat, you can probably find me reading 50 Shades of Grey, watching some of my favorite tv shows which include The Bachelor, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Empire, Top Chef, Better Caul Saul, Project Runway and many, many more or working out at the gym.

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly’s Sexy Polish Talk

It’s time for Sexy POLISH talk!!

Chicago’s B96–07/02/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: David From Northside

Shia LaBeouf walked around Mt. Rushmore screaming…’Merica! What Disney TV Show launched his acting career??

Chicago’s B96–07/02/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 7/2/15

Enrique Iglesias is getting charged from an arrest back in May!

Chicago’s B96–07/02/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Elizabeth From Genoa

Katy Perry celebrated being one of Forbes highest-paid celebrities by eating Taco Bell. Where did Perry have her wedding with ex-husband Russell Brand?

Chicago’s B96–07/01/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Talks With Demi Lovato About Her NEW Single

Showbiz Shelly talks with Demi Lovato about her NEW single!!

Chicago’s B96–07/01/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 7/1/15

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner ARE divorcing.

Chicago’s B96–07/01/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Jacqueline From Crystal Lake

Channing Tatum said in a recent interview that his favorite sandwich is peanut butter and jelly with Cheetos shoved inside. What animal is the Cheetos mascot?

Chicago’s B96–06/30/2015

Donald Trump & LaLa Anthony Visit "FOX And Friends"

[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 6/30/15

Donald Trump gets fired!!

Chicago’s B96–06/30/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Hailey From Naperville

Harry Potter is about to be produced as a stage play. What is the name of the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry the students attend?

Chicago’s B96–06/29/2015

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 6/29/15

Paris Hilton gets the prank of her life!

Chicago’s B96–06/29/2015

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