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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

Put those sleep apnea problems to bed

11/23/2022
Wendy Snyder, filling in for Lisa Dent, is joined by certified sleep specialist and sleep coach Dr. Angela Holiday-Bell. Dr. Holiday-Bell addresses common sleep ailments and some of the modern technology as well as common remedies to help you fall asleep and stay asleep. For more information on healthy sleep, you can reach out at […]

Duration:00:13:18

Keep bellies full and stress levels down this holiday season

11/23/2022
Wendy Snyder, filling in for Lisa Dent, is joined by Dr. John Duffy and they break down how to keep those stressful holiday gatherings as jolly as possible. Dr. Duffy is a clinical psychologist and parenting expert here to offer advice on entering the holiday season dealing with the pain of lost loved ones and […]

Duration:00:07:22

College of DuPage cooks for Navy cadets

11/23/2022
Chef Timothy Meyers, Culinary Arts Professor at College of DuPage, joins Wendy Snyder (filling in for Lisa Dent) to provide various cooking tips and tricks just in time to prep for Thanksgiving dinner. Chef Myers and many of his students from the College of DuPage will be providing freshly cooked meals for 50 cadets from […]

Duration:00:15:16

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: Will there be a warm Thanksgiving this year?

11/22/2022
WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss this week’s weather forecast and whether we will have a mild Thanksgiving this year. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:14:34

Will Perdue on the Bulls raising their level of play

11/22/2022
Will Perdue, former Bulls player and current Bulls analyst for NBC Sports Chicago, joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss whether the Bulls can emerge from their early-season struggles. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:47

Could rail workers strike before Christmas?

11/22/2022
Jess Dankert, the vice president for supply chain at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to explain what could happen if the nation’s largest rail union goes on strike and what impact it may have on your holiday shopping. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 […]

Duration:00:05:51

Tips for decluttering your home ahead of the holidays

11/22/2022
Patty Mullin, the owner of Organizing Unlimited, joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to give WGN Radio listeners tips and tricks on how to get rid of unnecessary clutter around the house ahead of that family get-together this holiday season. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:20

Spend the holidays with The Beach Boys

11/21/2022
The Beach Boys’ Mike Love joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss his career, and upcoming ‘Tis the Season with The Beach Boys featuring The Holiday Vibrations Orchestra show at the Chicago Theatre, December 18th. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:42

Dr. Allison Arwady on masking up for the holidays

11/21/2022
Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss what you need to do to protect yourself and your family from getting COVID-19 as more people gather around for the holidays. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:42

What TV shows are worth binge-watching?

11/21/2022
Alexander Zalben, the managing editor of Decider.com, joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss what TV shows you should binge-watch over the Thanksgiving weekend. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:14:31

TikTok historian starts bus tour to highlight the beauty of Chicago

11/21/2022
Urban historian Shermann “Dilla” Thomas joins Wendy Snyder (filling-in for Lisa Dent) to discuss how he launched Chicago Mahogany Tours which takes people to neighborhoods around the city and shares the history of the locations. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:51

How to handle your family this Thanksgiving

11/18/2022
Diane Gottsman, National Etiquette Expert at The Protocol School of Texas, joins Lisa Dent to explain how to avoid family conflict at the dinner table this Thanksgiving. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:00

Chicago chefs serving Thanksgiving meals with Shmeal app

11/18/2022
Craig Silver, the creator of the Shmeal, joins Lisa Dent to explain how you can find a personal, certified chef in your neighborhood through his app so you can have an amazing food experience. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:06:56

Christkindlmarket Aurora is underway!

11/18/2022
Jim Jarvis, the Vice President of sales & programming at River Edge Park and Paramount Theater, joins Lisa Dent to discuss what you can find at this year’s Christkindlmarket in Aurora. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:17

Has Ticketmaster become the ticket scalper?

11/18/2022
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, joins Lisa Dent to explain why he’s calling for Ticketmaster and Live Nation to end their merger which he feels abuses their power by hiking up ticket prices and fees. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow […]

Duration:00:08:57

Lifeway Kefir and The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

11/17/2022
Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Foods, joins Lisa Dent to preview The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Saturday, November 19 that the company is a part of, and to share some limited edition Lifeway Kefir products. You can sample Lifeway Kefir starting at 11am within Lights Festival Lane on Michigan Avenue and then look for […]

Duration:00:19:45

Who is to blame for Ticketmaster cancelling the public sale of Taylor Swift tickets?

11/17/2022
Karen Conti, Attorney at Conti Law, joins Lisa Dent to talk about Ticketmaster crashing while fans tried to buy Taylor Swift tickets this week and if the monopoly of Ticketmaster could be reversed to make it an even playing field for concertgoers to shop for their tickets.

Duration:00:06:31

Be on the lookout for fake and misleading prices this Black Friday

11/17/2022
Kevin Brasler with Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook joins Lisa Dent to warn you to be on the lookout for fake and misleading prices ahead of Black Friday. For more information on Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook click here.

Duration:00:14:18

NewsNation Weekly News Roundup with Adrienne Bankert

11/17/2022
Adrienne Bankert, host of Morning in America on NewsNation, joins Lisa Dent on Chicago’s Afternoon News to recap this week’s biggest stories. This week, Adrienne discusses Taylor Swift tickets, union workers at some Starbucks stores going on strike, child deaths linked to a cough medication, and her conversation with Andy Murray, brother of Bill Murray

Duration:00:06:50

The Unity Temple keeps alive the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright

11/17/2022
Heidi Ruehle, Executive Director of the Unity Temple Restoration Foundation, joins Lisa Dent to the talk about the tours the Unity Temple offers to the public and how you can help restore the Unity Temple. For more information visit www.utrf.org.

Duration:00:13:05