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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

Jodi R.R. Smith on proper Holiday etiquette

12/4/2023
Etiquette expert and President of Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting Jodi R.R. Smith, joins Lisa Dent to offer advice on gift-giving, re-gifting and dressing for get-togethers to help you navigate the holiday season. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:42

Closing an insurance loophole for pedestrians hit by vehicles

12/4/2023
Larry Disparti of Disparti Law Group joins Lisa Dent to explain how he cleared a major legal hurdle when the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in favor of his client who was hit by a vehicle while riding a bike and was denied a claim because he wasn’t in the vehicle listed on his family’s insurance […]

Duration:00:08:30

Foodie Friday: The Matrix Club is an epic experience

12/1/2023
Chef Alonso Beckford of The Matrix Club joins Lisa Dent to talk about his love for cooking, bringing people together over a thoughtful meal, and how The Matrix Club is dedicated to offering the finest level of convenience, value, and dining. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:27

Dr. Varble on mystery respiratory dog illness spreading across multiple states

12/1/2023
Dr. Dana Varble, chief veterinary officer for the North American Veterinary Community, joins Lisa Dent to talk about the mystery respiratory dog illness spreading across the country and how you can protect your pet from being infected. Dr. Varble also answers all pet-related questions from WGN Radio listeners. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow […]

Duration:00:16:02

What’s next for ‘Golden Bachelor’ Gerry Turner?

12/1/2023
Retired radio executive and superfan of ABC’s The Golden Bachelor Beckie Miller, joins Lisa Dent to discuss last night’s finale where Gerry had to choose either Theresa Nist, a 70-year-old securities professional from Shrewsbury, New Jersey, or Leslie Fhima, a 64 year-old fitness instructor from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow […]

Duration:00:08:23

Rep. Krishnamoorthi on the expulsion of George Santos

12/1/2023
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL 8th-Schaumburg), joins Lisa Dent to talk about what will happen over the next few days now that George Santos has been expelled from the House of Representatives. More than two-thirds of the chamber voted in favor of his removal, making Santos the sixth lawmaker in history to be expelled from the […]

Duration:00:09:52

Meet the 92 year-old Antioch Community High School super-fan who never missed a game

11/30/2023
92 year-old Antioch super-fan Steve Young joins Lisa Dent to talk about growing up in his hometown and how he hasn’t missed a single Antioch Community High School football game since 1946. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:04:53

Raymond Chevrolet’s Mark Scarpelli on serving Antioch through the years

11/30/2023
Mark Scarpelli, the owner of Raymond Chevrolet in Antioch, joins Lisa Dent to talk about how they’ve been serving the needs of Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin since 1953 and why he loves his hometown of Antioch. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:44

The reason why everyone seems unhappy at work

11/30/2023
Vanessa Fuhrmans, editor and writer covering workplace issues for the Wall Street Journal, joins Lisa Dent to explain why many American seems to be unsatisfied with their current employer, and why many are more unhappy than they were in the thick of the pandemic. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 […]

Duration:00:08:31

MLB All-Star Paul DeJong on what makes Antioch special

11/30/2023
Newly signed to the White Sox, shortstop DeJong talks about growing up in Antioch.

Duration:00:05:46

David Hochberg on the dangers of ‘doom spending’

11/30/2023
Mortgage and real estate expert David Hochberg, joins Lisa Dent to explain what doom spending is and why so many Americans are falling into this financial trap. David also answers all real estate-related questions from WGN Radio listeners. David Hochberg hosts Home Sweet Home Chicago, heard Saturdays 10am-1pm on WGN Radio. Follow The Lisa Dent Show […]

Duration:00:15:34

Cruise the Chicago River this winter in a hot tub

11/30/2023
Doug Jachimiec, the general manager of the Chicago Electric Boat Company, joins Lisa Dent to discuss how you can take a cruise on the Chicago River this winter in their new hot tub boats while enjoying the sights and sounds of the city. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow […]

Duration:00:08:16

Naperville family behind ‘Swiftmas’ holiday display

11/29/2023
Naperville resident Amy Scott joins Lisa Dent to talk about how her and her family spent weeks constructing a huge Taylor Swift-themed holiday light display, that has now gone viral on TikTok. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:24

Who should you tip during the holidays?

11/29/2023
Etiquette expert and President of Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting Jodi R.R. Smith joins Lisa Dent to guide you through the proper protocols on who, and how much, you should tip during the holiday season. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:54

Priscilla Presley joins GiGi’s Playhouse for a holiday meet and greet

11/29/2023
Priscilla Presley joins Lisa Dent to talk about her career, what is was like seeing her life being portrayed on the silver screen by actress Cailee Spaeny in the new film Priscilla, and how you can get a chance to to see her for a holiday meet and greet at Teddie Kossof Salon Spa in Northfield, IL December […]

Duration:00:14:25

Tom Skilling on what an El Niño winter means for Chicago

11/29/2023
WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins Lisa Dent to give this week’s weather forecast, and tells us whether the below-normal temps are here to stay. Also, Tom discusses how an El Niño winter could impact the Chicagoland area. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:16:02

Did city’s aldermanic prerogative violate Chicagoans’ civil rights?

11/29/2023
Patricia Fron, the co-executive director of the Chicago Fair Housing Alliance, joins Lisa Dent to explain why it was wrong for some Chicago City Council members to use their aldermanic prerogative to limit the creation of affordable housing in certain wards. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:32

Under the Influence: Addressing vaping, alcohol and cannabis

11/28/2023
Dr. Timothy Fong, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, joins Lisa Dent to talk about the documentary Screenagers: Under the Influence, which takes a look at how teens are overwhelmed with the stress from social media, drugs and alcohol. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow […]

Duration:00:06:41

Giving Tuesday: Marquette Bank on how you can ‘Bank the Blue’

11/28/2023
Kelly Krauchun, the co-founder of Bank the Blue, joins Lisa Dent to talk about how funds raised by the foundation are used help provide confidential therapy sessions for Illinois law enforcement officers and what Giving Tuesday means to her and the foundation. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:07:30

Terry Savage on giving back with Charity Navigator

11/28/2023
Terry Savage, nationally syndicated financial columnist and author, joins Lisa Dent to explain how you can make a big difference before the year ends with Charity Navigator. Terry also answers all money-related questions from WGN Radio listeners. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:35