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Arionne Nettles

Arionne Nettles

Digital Producer

Arionne Nettles is a digital producer for WBEZ. Before joining the WBEZ digital team, Arionne held editor roles at The Associated Press and Chicago Defender newspaper. She spent seven years gaining experience in supply chain, digital marketing strategy, and freelance reporting before pivoting to journalism full-time.

She is a proud MBA graduate of Florida A&M University and received a second master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. When she’s not running on the lakefront or enjoying a champagne campaign, she’s teaching Chicago-area teens the power of words or volunteering as a mentor.

Recent Stories

WBEZ Blogs

‘The Chi’ Goes To A Block Party

The characters finally have “a good day” in an episode infused with humor and joy that gunshots can’t stop.

WBEZ Blogs

‘The Chi’ Moves On To Confrontation And Consequences

The fourth episode of Lena Waithe’s South Side drama shows many characters being pulled into more danger.

WBEZ Blogs

‘The Chi’ Hits Home With Post-Trauma Complexities

The first three episodes of the South Side Chicago series delivers complex characters dealing with violence and grief.

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