This is a golden day at the WBEZ blog. The organization is welcoming former Sun-Times media columnist Robert Feder to our 0n-line community. He will be writing exclusively for us on all things Chicago media.
Princess Cruise Lines named Chicago the #1 stressful city in America. They blame financial burden and our continuing weight battles as culprits. And you're taking away our one of our biggest stress relievers? Venetian Night?
Some of you die hards who have been listening to 91.5 for a long time may remember a former reporter around these parts. Alex Helmick did a lot of work for us back from 2005-07, doing many stories on issues facing Chicago's business and utility companies.
Illinois U.S. Senator Roland Burris, who landed in the Senate after a few weeks of fighting with party leaders over his appointment by not-yet-impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich, has gotten a bit of attention recently for his position on health care overhaul.
Our new intern Jennifer Lacey is assigned to our South Side bureau to help reporter Natalie Moore with stories and reports from the neighborhood. For her first project, we assigned her to create a video about the bureau.‚ She came back with this.‚ Great work!