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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

Holiday cocktail and drink trends

12/2/2022
Bridget Albert, the senior director of external communications at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, joins Lisa Dent to share great cocktail recipes for that perfect holiday party. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:29

The reason your pet gets sick on carpet, and not tile

12/2/2022
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. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:15:18

Rep. Kam Buckner on the amended SAFE-T Act

12/2/2022
Illinois State Rep. (26th) and mayoral candidate Kam Buckner joins Lisa Dent to explain what people should know about some of the major changes that were made to Illinois’ SAFE-T Act that’s set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2023. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:25

Millions of laundry, cleaning products recalled due to bacteria risk

12/2/2022
Teresa Murray, a consumer watchdog with the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), joins Lisa Dent to discuss the recall of Laundress cleaning products because of possible bacterial contamination. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:07

Can you trust shopping on social media?

12/1/2022
'You just can't trust these ads,' says expert who advises to avoid them altogether.

Duration:00:07:51

Smoque BBQ falls victim to DoorDash scammers

12/1/2022
Barry Sorkin, the co-owner of Smoque BBQ in Old Irving Park, joins Lisa Dent to explain how scammers were able to create a fake DoorDash account in the company’s name in order to trick unsuspecting custumers out of their cash when they placed an order on the fake account. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on […]

Duration:00:08:03

The difference between RSV, COVID-19, and the flu

12/1/2022
Medical director at Lurie Children's discusses these viruses and overlap in symptoms.

Duration:00:07:00

Dogs will soon be able to play video games

12/1/2022
Dersim Avdar, co-founder of Joipaw, joins Lisa Dent to discuss how the innovative program was developed to help canines improve their cognitive and physical stimulation through a console tailored for them. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:13

Why organ donations rise around motorcycle rallies

12/1/2022
Dr. David Cron, a clinical fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, joins Lisa Dent to discuss a study he led which revealed that organ donations tend to increase during major U.S. motorcycle rallies due to crashes. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:51

Piano prodigy Brandon Goldberg on playing with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra

11/30/2022
17-year-old pianist Brandon Goldberg joins Lisa Dent to talk about his early beginnings, his music career, and his upcoming performance with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra for a musical tribute to “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Studebaker Theater Sunday, Dec. 4. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:19

Will Perdue on Coby White finding his rhythm with the Bulls

11/30/2022
Will Perdue, former Bulls player and current Bulls analyst for NBC Sports Chicago, joins Lisa Dent to talk about the Bulls’ chances of winning tonight against the Phoenix Suns. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:51

House votes to avert rail strike. What happens next?

11/30/2022
David Lassen, Senior Editor for Trains Magazine, joins Lisa Dent to explain what will happen next after the U.S. House approved legislation to avert a rail shutdown, including what it means for rail workers and the economy. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:05:51

Help USPS and Santa Claus this Christmas

11/30/2022
Tim Norman, the United States Postal Service Strategic Communications coordinator, joins Lisa Dent to explain how you can assist Santa this holiday season by fulfilling letters written to him by children in need through USPS Operation Santa. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:53

How to recognize gaslighting

11/29/2022
Joey Ackerman, a psychotherapist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamically Oriented Therapy, joins Lisa Dent to explain what gaslighting is, how to recognize it, and how to respond to it. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:08

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: When will we get a cold blast?

11/29/2022
WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins Lisa Dent to give this week’s weather forecast and discuss when the Chicagoland area will see a significant snowfall and drop in temperatures. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:14:13

WGN Radio’s Steve Godsell on his massive Christmas playlist

11/29/2022
WGN Radio & Digital Sr. Account Executive Steve Godsell joins Lisa Dent to talk about the origins of his unique, growing, one-of-a-kind Christmas playlist. You can listen to these holiday gems here. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:47

Howard Tullman: Why you should beware of some venture capitalists

11/29/2022
Howard Tullman, general managing partner for G2T3V, LLC and for the Chicago High Tech Investors, LLC, joins Lisa Dent to discuss his article on INC.com about why entrepreneurs should beware of investors who may undermine their company. This conversation with Howard Tullman is sponsored by Career Vision. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow […]

Duration:00:09:44

Giving Tuesday: Putting faith in action with the Port Ministries

11/29/2022
Started in 1985 as a soup kitchen in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, the Port Ministries has grown to match the needs of its community to include a clinic, bread truck, afterschool program and more. The organization’s executive director David Hommy Gonzalez joins Lisa Dent to explain how they address the underlining issues that […]

Duration:00:05:05

Analyzing the connection with Ye and Nick Fuentes

11/29/2022
David Goldenberg, the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, joins Lisa Dent to discuss the latest antics by the rapper formally known as Kanye West, his connection with white nationalist Nick Fuentes, and whether the Midwest is a breeding ground for hate. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:08:26

Chevy Chase is teaming up with a local Raising Cane’s to plug in Christmas lights!

11/28/2022
Todd Graves, Founder of Raising Canes, joins Lisa Dent to talk about Chevy Chase coming to a Morton Grove Raising Canes to recreate a moment from the Christmas movie ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ tomorrow at 5pm.

Duration:00:07:00