Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Chicago Radio: Lisa Dent Is Back! On WEBG-FM

Lisa Dent
iHeartMedia Chicago announced Tuesday that Lisa Dent has been named weekend host for Country WEBG BIG 95.5, effective June 16.

Dent will broadcast Saturdays from 12-6PM and Sundays from 10AM-4PM. She'll report to PD Lance Houston.

"I am delighted that Lisa Dent is joining our team," said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia Markets Group's Chicago Region. "Lisa is a ‘Chicago Icon,' a Country Radio Hall of Famer and an amazing addition to our lineup."

Dent previously co-hosted mornings on WUSN-FM in Chicago for ten years before launching her first business, Lisa Dent Speaks, LLC and building her own studio, The Radio Farm. She is an award-winning personality, podcaster, voice actor, speaker, wife, and mother. In 2016, Dent was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame. She currently serves on the PAWS Chicago Board of Directors and Illinois Arts Council.

"I'm thrilled to be working at Chicago's destination for all things Country," said Dent. "Nothing sounds more fun than jumping back on the radio at BIG 95.5 and connecting with my audience!"

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Dent began her radio career at WFAW Fort Atkinson, WI in 1981. She was quickly on to major market gigs, landing at KSON in San Diego in 1987 before additional successful stops at WBOB in Minneapolis, KYCW in Seattle and KIKK Houston before the jump to WUSN in 2002. Dent has also hosted nationally syndicated shows “Country Giants” for United Stations and “CMT Insider.” As half of the “Lisa Dent And Ramblin’ Ray (Stevens)” morning show on WUSN, she has been honored with the CMA Personality of the Year Award in 2005 and 2010. The show was also the 2015 ACM Personality of the Year honoree.

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