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.
Laverne Cox replied to nose job rumors that her surgeon is Snapchat filters. What Netflix TV show does Cox star on?
Demi Lovato tells Nick Jonas to be single!
Nicole Kidman says that ten years of being married to Keith Urban has turned her into a country music groupie. Where is Nicole from?
Selena is the most followed person on Insta and charges $550K a post!
Mila Kunis opens up on her relationship with Ashton Kutcher.
Tom Felton is joining the cast of “The Flash” as a regular next season. He played Harry Potter’s arch nemesis in the movies. What was his character’s name?
Taylor tries to sue Kanye West!
Comedian Ralphie May saved a young boy who was choking at a Washington airport. May was on the first season of what NBC Reality TV talent show?
Taylor Swift feuds with Kim Kardashian!
Beyonce’s Lemonade got multiple Emmy nominations. The Emmy’s honor what media platform?