Lisa Dent | WGN Radio 720 - Chicago's Very Own

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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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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

Dr. Arwady on the end of COVID health emergency

1/31/2023
'The resources will probably look a little different,' says CDPH commissioner.

Duration:00:11:27

What happens when Marine & Navy veterans try Malört for the first time?

1/31/2023
After discussing a clip from The Kelly Clarkson Show, Ernie Scatton, WGN Radio’s creative services director and U.S. Navy veteran, teams up with U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Lisa Dent Show producer Brian Althimer to take on a new mission- trying Jeppson’s Malört for the very first time. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow […]

Duration:00:07:36

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: How long will the city be in a deep freeze?

1/31/2023
WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling, joins Lisa Dent to give this week’s weather forecast, and tells us whether the below zero temps will last over the weekend. Also, Tom reveals if he’s ever tried Malört. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:25

How to see the once-in-a-lifetime green comet in Chicago

1/31/2023
Adler Planetarium Director of Public Observing Michelle Nichols, joins Lisa Dent to talk about a rare green comet passing Earth this week this week. The comet was last seen during the Stone Age. How to spot the comet: Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:42

Howard Tullman: Say nothing at your own peril

1/31/2023
Howard Tullman, general managing partner for G2T3V, LLC and for the Chicago High Tech Investors, LLC, joins Lisa Dent to explain why in these political times, businesses cannot afford to stay silent as Congress handles the looming debt ceiling crisis. This conversation with Howard Tullman is sponsored by Career Vision. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on […]

Duration:00:09:05

Despite concerns, migrants could begin moving into vacant Woodlawn school

1/31/2023
36th Ward Alderman Gilbert Villegas joins Lisa Dent to explain why plans to move migrants into an abandoned school in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood are being met with intense opposition from area residents. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:50

Joe Brand on Blackhawks great Bobby Hull

1/30/2023
Joe Brand, host of Blackhawks Live and Chicago Blackhawks pregame and postgame on WGN Radio, joins Lisa Dent to remember the life and legacy of Hockey Hall of Famer and Stanley Cup champion Bobby Hull who died at the age of 84. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:09:46

Video raises concerns about medical response to Tyre Nichols

1/30/2023
NewsNation correspondent Alex Caprariello, who is in Memphis, joins Lisa Dent to discuss questions surrounding the medical response following the beating of Tyre Nichols by Memphis police, and whether EMTs could have saved his life the night of January 7th. Three EMTs who responded to the fatal beating of Nichols were fired after an internal investigation. Follow […]

Duration:00:07:19

Tony Romanucci on disbanded Memphis SCORPION unit

1/30/2023
Tony Romanucci, the Chicago-based attorney representing the Nichols family, joins Lisa Dent to explain why he believes the five officers fired and charged in Tyre Nichols’s death should be held accountable for their actions and why those actions point to a bigger problem with the department. A sixth Memphis police officer has also been relieved […]

Duration:00:09:41

Jam Productions’ owner on why Live Nation and Ticketmaster control the live entertainment industry

1/30/2023
Jerry Mickelson, the owner of Jam Productions, joins Lisa Dent to explain how Live Nation and Ticketmaster has a monopoly on the live entertainment industry since merging in 2010 resulting in an iron grip on ticket sales that overcharges consumers. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:11:26

Who’s looking for missing women and girls on Chicago’s South Side?

1/30/2023
Michael Taylor, the publisher for the South Suburban News, joins Lisa Dent to explain why he’s shining a light on missing Black women and girls on Chicago’s South Side. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:40

Homeschool Nazi curriculum created by online group sparks outrage

1/30/2023
HuffPost Senior Reporter Christopher Mathias joins Lisa Dent to discuss a story out of Columbus, Ohio where an online group called the Dissident Homeschool are providing resources for parents who want to teach their children to be Nazis. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:25

Utility corruption in Illinois? The reason behind soaring shutoffs in the state

1/30/2023
David Kolata, the executive director of the Citizens Utility Board, joins Lisa Dent to explain why Chicago-area electricity and gas suppliers are among national leaders in cutting off consumers for nonpayment and whether corruption is the reason behind the rising rates. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:42

There’s now an edible QR code tag to detect fake whiskey

1/27/2023
Young Kim, associate head for research and an associate professor in Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, joins Lisa Dent to discuss how his team of engineers developed a QR code on an edible silk tag that manufacturers can place in bottles of whiskey to detect whether the alcohol is fake. Follow The Lisa Dent Show […]

Duration:00:07:01

Lisa Curcio Gaston on being Chicago Yacht Club’s 1st female commodore

1/27/2023
Lisa Curcio Gaston, Commodore of the Chicago Yacht Club, joins Lisa Dent to discuss her journey from getting involved in boating in the 1970s to becoming the club’s first woman commodore in its history. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:05:53

The real reason why your dog eats grass

1/27/2023
Dr. Dana Varble, chief veterinary officer for the North American Veterinary Community, joins Lisa Dent to answer all pet-related questions from WGN Radio listeners. Plus, Dr. Varble explains the reason why your dog is eating grass. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:15:00

Max Armstrong: Group of pro athletes buy $5 million farm in Iowa

1/27/2023
Longtime WGN agriculture-business reporter Max Armstrong joins Lisa Dent to talk about an agriculture purchase in Iowa that was made by a group of professional athletes, which includes Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, Celtics power forward Blake Griffin, and others for $5 million. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:07:34

Study reveals 3 Chicago-area oil refineries are among the worst polluters in the country

1/27/2023
Chicago Tribune reporter Michael Hawthorne joins Lisa Dent to discuss a study done by the Environmental Integrity Project, which revealed BP Whiting in Indiana, ExxonMobil Joliet and Citgo in Lemont are dumping toxic chemicals into Lake Michigan and other waterways. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:09

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