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A native of Rockford, Lisa Dent began her radio career in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 1981. She has worked at stations in Minneapolis, San Diego, Seattle, and Houston. Dent returned to Chicago in 2002 and previously hosted at country music stations WUSN 99.5, US99, and Big 95.5. Lisa Dent was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2016.

A native of Rockford, Lisa Dent began her radio career in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 1981. She has worked at stations in Minneapolis, San Diego, Seattle, and Houston. Dent returned to Chicago in 2002 and previously hosted at country music stations WUSN 99.5, US99, and Big 95.5. Lisa Dent was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2016.

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Chicago, IL

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A native of Rockford, Lisa Dent began her radio career in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 1981. She has worked at stations in Minneapolis, San Diego, Seattle, and Houston. Dent returned to Chicago in 2002 and previously hosted at country music stations WUSN 99.5, US99, and Big 95.5. Lisa Dent was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2016.

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English


Episodes

Why Anderson Humane is leading animal welfare organization in Elgin

1/26/2023
Dean Daubert, the Chief Operations Officer at Anderson Humane in Elgin, joins Lisa Dent to discuss how they help bring people and animals together for good and how they help pet owners provide the best care possible for their special animal. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:05:36

Listen to your heart: Heart attack symptoms everyone should know

1/26/2023
Dr. Micah Eimer, a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins Lisa Dent to explain what warning signs we must be aware of, and how heart attacks can be prevented. “Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips, research and more.” Follow The Lisa Dent […]

Duration:00:12:52

Why are some Chicago restaurants still adding 20% surcharge to your bill?

1/26/2023
Sam Toia, President and CEO, Illinois Restaurant Association, joins Lisa Dent to respond to an article in the Chicago Sun-Times which reported that 39 of the 362 restaurants participating in the 16th Annual Chicago Restaurant Week were adding a surcharge ranging from 3% to 20%. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow […]

Duration:00:05:31

Have your next special event at The Haight in Elgin

1/26/2023
Kari Haight, the owner of The Haight in Elgin, joins Lisa Dent to talk about the many amenities they have to offer if you’re planning on hosting a wedding or small event. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:45

Ways to secure your home for less

1/26/2023
Kevin Brasler, Executive Editor at Consumers’​ Checkbook, joins Lisa Dent to talk about ways to optimize your home security system for an affordable price, as thieves use more sophisticated methods to get into homes. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:05

Lords Park Zoo is the perfect family place to explore in Elgin

1/26/2023
Mike Adams, the crew leader at Lords Park Zoo, joins Lisa Dent to talk about the history of the Elgin location, and the many activities you and your family can enjoy. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:02

Want to speak to the manager? There’s a chance you won’t speak to anyone

1/26/2023
Emily Stewart, business reporter for Vox Media, joins Lisa Dent to explain why more and more businesses are making it more difficult for consumers to make calls to customer service, or eliminating phone-based customer service altogether. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:26

To tip or not to tip: Has tipping gotten out of control?

1/25/2023
Ted Rossman, senior industry analyst at Bankrate.com, joins Anna Davlantes (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to explain why tipping has gotten out of control as more businesses implement digital payment methods. Also, Rossman explains when it’s appropriate to leave a tip. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:21

Will Perdue on the Bulls blowing lead in loss to the Pacers

1/25/2023
Will Perdue, former Bulls player and current Bulls analyst for NBC Sports Chicago, joins Anna Davlantes (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss the Chicago Bulls’ 110-116 loss to the Indiana Pacers and what needs to change so they can consistently win. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:33

Mayor Lightfoot unveils Public Safety Center for first responders

1/25/2023
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot joins Anna Davlantes (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss the new state-of-the-art Public Training Center that will be utilized for both new and experienced police, fire, and other public safety personnel. Mayor Lightfoot also discusses why she feels she is the best choice for mayor in the upcoming election, Feb. 28th. […]

Duration:00:10:19

Sarah Leonard on things you should do when selling your home

1/24/2023
Sarah Leonard of the RE/MAX Suburban Sarah Leonard Team joins Lisa Dent to talk about things every homeowner should know when they’re selling their home and what common mistakes people make when showing their home. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:13:41

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: How much snow will we get?

1/24/2023
WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins Lisa Dent to give this week’s weather forecast, and discuss when, where and how much snow will fall across the city as a winter storm approaches. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:15:15

The risks and alternatives to gas stoves

1/24/2023
Brian Urbaszewski, the director of environmental health at Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago, joins Lisa Dent to discuss what you should know if you’re planning on switching from a gas to an electric stove and why there are some risks if you plan on keeping your gas oven. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on […]

Duration:00:06:24

Howard Tullman: Are you employing the right influencers?

1/24/2023
Howard Tullman, general managing partner for G2T3V, LLC and for the Chicago High Tech Investors, LLC, joins Lisa Dent to talk about how companies like Cameo are improving their business model to make connections with people through social media. This conversation with Howard Tullman is sponsored by Career Vision. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow […]

Duration:00:06:03

How the Mitchell Museum gave a voice to missing and murdered Indigenous women

1/24/2023
Kim Vigue, the executive director for the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, joins Lisa Dent to discuss their latest exhibit, No Rest: The Epidemic of Stolen Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2Spirits, which brings to light the missing and murdered Indigenous people across the country. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow […]

Duration:00:07:25

Live Nation and Ticketmaster get front seat on Capitol Hill

1/24/2023
Evan Lambert, NewsNation Washington, D.C. correspondent, joins Lisa Dent to recap the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the state of competition in the ticketing industry following the Taylor Swift tour mishap which resulted in many fans not being able to secure tickets. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:10:11

Name a roach after your ex for Valentine’s Day at Brookfield Zoo

1/23/2023
Tim Sullivan, the curator of behavioral husbandry at Brookfield Zoo, joins Lisa Dent to explain how you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your ex for Valentine’s Day. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:27

Ald. O’Shea introduces proposal to protect Chicago paramedics

1/23/2023
19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea joins Lisa Dent to explain why he introduced an ordinance to the Chicago City Council that would increase penalties for attacks on city paramedics and emergency workers. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:16

Sifting through the Biden classified document fiasco

1/23/2023
Niall Stanage, White House columnist at The Hill, joins Lisa Dent to discuss what’s next for the Biden-Harris Administration after investigators seized more classified documents from the President Biden’s residence in Delaware. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:17

WGN-TV at 75: Mike Lowe on broadcast great Jack Brickhouse

1/20/2023
WGN-TV reporter and 34-time Emmy winner Mike Lowe joins Dean Richards to talk about the life and career of longtime WGN-TV lead sportscaster Jack Brickhouse. Mike Lowe’s report on Brickhouse aired on WGN-TV as part of their 75th anniversary on January 19. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:11:21