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.

Showbiz Smackdown: Anna From Oak Lawn

Demi Lovato was spotted at the Chriskindlmarket in Chicago yesterday. What Cheat Codes song is Demi featured on?

Chicago’s B96–12/15/2017

Carmen’s 7am Crank Call: Reindeer Games

Is Carmen’s reindeer sick? 

Chicago’s B96–12/15/2017

Taraji P. Henson Is Dating Someone From Chicago!

Taraji P Henson is FINALLY relationship official!

Chicago’s B96–12/15/2017

John Stamos Is Going To Be A Dad!

John Stamos is going to be a dad!

Chicago’s B96–12/14/2017

Showbiz Smackdown: Vivian From Rogers Park

Taylor Swift launched a pop-up shop in LA. What the name of her latest album?

Chicago’s B96–12/14/2017

Disney Buys Out 21st Century Fox!

Disney is set to buy out 21 Century Fox!

Chicago’s B96–12/14/2017

[GAME TIME] Blow It For Everyone: Holiday Edition

Can you guess if these holiday facts are T or F?!

Chicago’s B96–12/13/2017

Harry Styles Fills In For James Corden

Harry Styles tries out hosting a late-night talk show!

Chicago’s B96–12/13/2017

Showbiz Smackdown: Jeremy From Elgin

Gwen Stefani is hosting her our TV Christmas special. What movie was she in with Leo DiCaprio?

Chicago’s B96–12/13/2017

Beyonce Blocks Bïeryoncé From Brewing in Brooklyn!

Will you grab a drink before it’s gone forever?

Chicago’s B96–12/13/2017


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