Lisa joined the staff of WBEZ in January, 1999. Before coming to WBEZ, Lisa worked as a reporter and host of Morning Edition for WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio and at WGLT, the NPR station at Illinois State University in Normal, IL, and did environmental reporting for The Great Lakes Radio Consortium.
Lisa lives in suburban Oak Park with her husband, Chris, daughter Nora, and family cat, Hugo. Lisa is an avid user of pens, pencils, and stationery - and is happy to recommend something for anyone who wishes they had a better pen, pencil or paper!!
Stories by Lisa Labuz
The destruction of master recordings from Chess Records and other local labels is a dramatic loss for Chicago music history.
WBEZ’s sports contributor Cheryl Raye Stout joined Lisa Labuz to talk about her predictions and analysis of the Bears’ draft moves.
Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi sits on the panel that could soon be in the spotlight after the release of the Mueller report.
After Labor Day, tiny navigation beacons will be installed along Lower Wacker Drive to help drivers get where they’re going more safely.
A noted professor who tracks prison population data says he predicts the number of people incarcerated in Illinois will keep falling.
Beverly Walker joins ‘Morning Edition’ host Lisa Labuz to reflect on her first six months with the state’s child welfare agency.
A new agency will take over investigations of police shootings in Chicago on Friday. Here’s a look at how it differs from the old one.
From property tax hikes to a mayoral race where Donald Trump became a huge issue, WBEZ looks at the results of Tuesday’s suburban elections.
In October, a program in Winnebago County that helped juvenile offenders stay out of prison and get back on the right track closed because of the lack of state funding.
Illinois’ budget crisis had Angela Sweigart-Gallagher feeling precarious in a tenure track position at Northeastern. So she left.