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.
Lorde explains her friendship with Taylor Swift is VERY strict.
JLo was doing an interview when her boyfriend ARod crashed it to give her good vibes!
Beyonce had her twins! What are Beyoncé’s fan’s called?
Michael Phelps is going to race a great white shark!
DeMario Jackson says he has been fired from his job after all the ruckus from his Bachelor in Paradise scanda
Ben Stiller and his wife have announced that they are separating after 17 years of marriage. She’s also an actress. What is her name?
Aisha Tyler emotionally breaksdown during The Talk.
Make Chicago a better place!
Diplo has some words for Katy Perry…
“Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” will have the tagline “Make America BAIT again.” Who is the female lead in all 5 films?