Showbiz Shelly

Showbiz Shelly

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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.

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[Listen] Tom Brady Outlines The Suspects To Who Stole His Jersey

Tom Brady has drawn an outline of suspects to his horrendous jersey crime. Who do you think took it?

Chicago’s B96–18 hours ago

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Nick From Wheaton

Demi Moore will be joining the cast of Empire. What actor is her second husband?

Chicago’s B96–19 hours ago


[Listen] Britney Spears’ 2007 Breakdown Umbrella Is For Sale

A photographer is bidding Britney Spears’ 2007 umbrella.

Chicago’s B96–20 hours ago

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18:  Actress/recording artist Jennifer Lopez attends the People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for People's Choice Awards)

[Watch] JLo Talks About Dating Younger Men

JLo gets a little flush when talking about her cougar reputation!

Chicago’s B96–02/22/2017

(Photo credit should read PIERRE TEYSSOT/AFP/Getty Images)

[Watch] George Clooney Speaks Out About Being A Dad

George Clooney can’t wait to be a dad.

Chicago’s B96–02/22/2017

Joe Klamer-Pool/Getty Images

[Listen] Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Racially Profiled At The Airport

Lindsay Lohan claims she was racially profiled at the airport.

Chicago’s B96–02/22/2017

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Kim From Griffith

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?

Chicago’s B96–02/22/2017

Katy Perry / Courtesy Capitol Records

[Watch] Katy Perry’s “Chained To The Rhythm” Music Video Is Finally Here!

Katy Perry’s Chained To The Rhythm music video.

Chicago’s B96–02/21/2017

(Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

[Pics] Celebs React To Lifetime’s “Britney Ever After” And It’s The Best Thing Ever!

Sarah Michelle Gellar couldn’t help, but live tweet the entire Britney Ever After and Snooki joined in too!

Chicago’s B96–02/21/2017

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[Pic] Hoda Kotb Adopts A Baby Girl

Today Show co-anchor Hoda Kotb announces on The Today Show she adopted a baby girl.

Chicago’s B96–02/21/2017


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